Table 3: HP-eradication: univariate analysis of symptom regression.

SymptomsL. reuteri groupNo L. reuteri group value

Nausea32 (66.7%)45 (100%) <0.001
Moderate-severe nausea19 (42.2%)45 (100%) <0.001
Abdominal pain29 (64.4%)31 (68.9%) 0.655
Moderate-severe abdominal pain6 (13.3%)12 (26.7%) 0.114
Diarrhoea10 (22.2%)26 (57.7%) <0.004
Moderate-severe diarrhoea4 (10%)15 (57.6%) <0.001
Bloating35 (77.7%)37 (82.2%) 0.598
Moderate-severe bloating12 (26.7%)8 (17.8%) 0.310
Loss of appetite36 (80%)33 (73.3%) 0.455
Moderate-severe loss of appetite11 (24.4%)15 (33.3%) 0.352
Vomiting17 (37.8%)15 (33.3%) 0.660
Moderate-severe vomiting3 (6.7%)3 (6.7%) 1.000
Epigastric pain5 (11.1%)4 (8.9%) 0.725
Taste disturbance6 (13.3%)8 (17.8%) 0.561
Skin rash4 (8.9%)4 (8.9%) 1.000
Constipation8 (17.8%)11 (24.4%) 0.438