Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth among Chronic Pancreatitis Patients: A Case-Control Study

Table 1

Characteristics of patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) and comparison between groups with positive (+) and negative (−) lactulose breath test (LBT).


(LBT+ vs LBT−)

Female sex29.
Age, years, mean ± SD53.855.1 ± 17.253.4 ± 12.10.68
Active smokers 32.333.331.60.99
Active alcohol use 35.033.336.80.99
Alcohol-related CP 41.950.036.80.71
Idiopathic CP 32.333.331.60.99
Celiac disease 3.28.30
BMI overweight or obese 48.458.242.00.47
Radiation therapy
Insulin-dependent diabetes 12.98.315.80.99
Cirrhosis (Child Pugh A)
Hepatic steatosis 32.016.742.10.24

Data is presented as % unless otherwise indicated. BMI: body mass index; vs: versus.

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