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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2018, Article ID 3108021, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3108021
Research Article

Prevalence of Functional Constipation and Relationship with Dietary Habits in 3- to 8-Year-Old Children in Japan

1Kanagawa University of Human Services Faculty of Health & Social Services School of Nutrition & Dietetics, 1-10-1 Heisei-cho, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture 238-8522, Japan
2Department of Nutrition and Diet, Saiseikai Yokohama City Tobu Hospital, 3-6-1 Shimosueyoshi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 230-0012, Japan
3Department of Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Saiseikai Yokohama City Tobu Hospital, 3-6-1 Shimosueyoshi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 230-0012, Japan
4Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Home Economics, Kyoritsu Women’s University, 2-2-1 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0003, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Tsuyoshi Sogo; pj.en.ebolgib.pdk@kcikubi4425os

Received 3 May 2017; Revised 24 August 2017; Accepted 31 December 2017; Published 27 February 2018

Academic Editor: Fernando de la Portilla

Copyright © 2018 Asami Fujitani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Asami Fujitani, Tsuyoshi Sogo, Ayano Inui, and Kiyoshi Kawakubo, “Prevalence of Functional Constipation and Relationship with Dietary Habits in 3- to 8-Year-Old Children in Japan,” Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2018, Article ID 3108021, 8 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3108021.