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Table 3 Characteristics and psychological test (STAI-I, II, ZSDS) scores of patients with functional gastrointestinal disorder

From: Childhood physical abuse in outpatients with psychosomatic symptoms

  Abused Non-abused p-Value
irritable bowel syndrome (n = 48) n = 6 n = 42  
Age (years) 28 (25,34.75) 31.5 (19.75,39.5) 0.6966 (a)
female [N (%)] 4 (66.7) 17 (40.5) 0.3827 (b)
Duration of disease (months) 10.5 (6.5,75) 16 (6.75,40.5) 0.9130 (a)
STAI-I* 59.5 ± 6.6 56.7 ± 8.7 0.4541 (c)
STAI-II* 67 ± 5.8 56.6 ± 12.0 0.0047 (c)
ZSDS* 53 ± 10.5 53.5 ± 9.1 0.9021 (c)
self-injury [N (%)] 2 (33.3) 13 (31) 1.0000 (b)
functional dyspepsia (n = 40) n = 3 n = 37  
Age (years) 31 (27,39) 37 (24,51.5) 0.7775 (a)
female [N (%)] 2 (66.7) 20 (54.1) 1.0000 (b)
Duration of disease (months) 42 (3,96) 20 (8.5,73.5) 0.8572 (a)
STAI-I* 60 ± 8.2 54.2 ± 12.7 0.4445 (c)
STAI-II* 59 ± 5.3 54.7 ± 13.3 0.3167 (c)
ZSDS* 54.7 ± 7.5 50.1 ± 8.9 0.3910 (c)
self-injury [N (%)] 0 (0) 4 (10.8) 1.0000 (b)
  1. * The results are expressed as mean ± SD.
  2. †The results are expressed as medians (25%, 75%).
  3. p-Values estimated by Mann-Whitney U test (a), Fisher's exact test (b), unpaired t-test (two tailed) (c) or chi-square test with Yates's correction(d)