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Research Article

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

Table 3

Frequency of constipation symptoms including Rome III criteria.

All
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FC
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Non-FC
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n (%)n (%)n (%)

≤2 defecations per week162 (4.6)111 (15.9)51 (1.8)
Fecal incontinence488 (13.7)330 (46.3)158 (5.5)
History of excessive stool retention785 (23.5)495 (73.6)290 (10.9)
History of painful bowel movements774 (22.7)424 (61.5)350 (12.8)
History of hard bowel movements675 (19.0)310 (43.6)365 (12.7)
History of large-diameter stools that obstruct the toilet206 (5.8)149 (21.0)57 (2.0)

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