Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2012 / Article

Review | Open Access

Volume 26 |Article ID 861478 | 5 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/861478

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation Public Impact Series 3: Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Canada. Incidence, Prevalence, and Direct and Indirect Economic Impact

Received18 Aug 2011
Accepted19 Aug 2011

Abstract

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation initiated a scientific program to assess the incidence, prevalence, mortality and economic impact of digestive disorders across Canada in 2009. The current article presents the updated findings from the study concerning irritable bowel syndrome.

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