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Table 1 Selected demographics, IBS characteristics and reported symptoms at the time of the interview

From: Maintaining work life under threat of symptoms: a grounded theory study of work life experiences in persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Included respondents  
Age, median (range), years 44 (26–64)
Gender, women, n (%) 15 (65)
IBS-SSS  
 Mild, n (%) 5 (21.7)
 Moderate, n (%) 10 (43.5)
 Severe, n (%) 8 (34.8)
MFI general fatigue  
 Low, n (%) 4 (17.4)
 High, n (%) 7 (30.4)
 Severe, n (%) 12 (52.2)
HAD depression  
 No, n (%) 16 (69.6)
 Possible, n (%) 2 (8.7)
 Probable, n (%) 5 (21.7)
HAD anxiety  
 No, n (%) 10 (43.5)
 Possible, n (%) 4 (17.4)
 Probable, n (%) 9 (39.1)
  1. IBS-SSS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Severity Scoring System, MFI: The Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 20, HAD: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale