BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial: The Efficacy of Multispecies Probiotic Supplementation in Alleviating Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Associated with Constipation

Table 3

Demographic and baseline characteristics of the subjects of the clinical study. Data are mean SE.


Number of subjects505050
Age 36.0 11.938.0 12.138.1 13.5
Bloating (VAS)6.3 0.26.2 0.26.1 0.2
Abdominal pain5.0 0.24.9 0.24.8 0.2
Constipation6.6 0.16.5 0.16.1 0.2
Abdominal cramps4.2 0.23.9 0.24.1 0.2
Flatulence4.6 0.34.4 0.24.4 0.2

There were no statistically significant differences between the three groups.

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