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Table. 4.

Changes in the Clinical Manifestation

Treatment (n=19) Control (n=18) p-value p-valued


Mean±SD p-valuea Mean±SD p-valuea
Abdominal distention Baseline 2.74±0.93 2.94±0.73 0.4698c
2 weeks 1.68±0.95 0.0005e 2.17±0.86 0.0063e 0.4396c 0.5678
Stomachache Baseline 2.05±1.03 2.39±0.61 0.4294c
2 weeks 2.37±1.01 0.4108 2.78±0.73 0.1300 0.8727b 0.1366
Stomach cramps Baseline 1.37±0.96 1.61±0.78 0.3398c
2 weeks 1.37±0.96 1.0000 1.61±1.04 1.0000 0.7330c 0.9977
Borborygmus Baseline 1.63±1.21 1.83±0.99 0.6148c
2 weeks 1.42±1.22 0.4647 2.06±0.94 0.4093 0.3677c 0.3035
Incomplete evacuation Baseline 2.84±0.69 3.11±0.76 0.3004c
2 weeks 1.42±0.96 <0.0001e 1.56±1.10 0.0001e 0.6320c 0.3662
Complete evacuation Baseline 2.00±0.88 1.78±0.88 0.4218c
2 weeks 2.11±1.20 0.7339 1.94±0.94 0.6260 0.8929b 0.9198
The number of flatulence Baseline 8.32±5.34 6.89±4.99 0.3443c
2 weeks 7.95±7.31 0.8094 7.72±6.73 0.3929 0.5093b 0.8067

SD, standard deviation.

aCompared within groups; p-value for paired t-test; bCompared between groups; p-value for two sample t-test; cCompared between groups; p-value for Wilcoxon rank sum t-test; dCompared between groups; p-value for GLM adjusted baseline, gender, age, exercise, smoke, alcohol consumption and stress; ep<0.05.

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