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Table 1 Basic characteristics of patients and controls

From: Constipation in adults with neurofibromatosis type 1

  NF1 patients
(n = 175)
Controls
(n = 91)
p-value
Age, median (IQR) 34.2 (20.6) 42.0 (12) 0.001
Gender, female, n (%) 109 (62%) 41 (45%) 0.007
Regular exercise, n (%) 55 (31.4%) 38 (41.8%) 0.094
Usage of laxatives, n (%) 8 (4.6%) 5 (5.6%) 0.187
  1. NF1 neurofibromatosis type 1