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Table 3 The prevalence for specific symptoms of functional dyspepsia

From: Constipation in adults with neurofibromatosis type 1

  NF1 patients
(n = 175)
Controls
(n = 91)
p
Pain or discomfort in the middle of the chest (not related to heart problems) 13.7% (CI: 9.0–19.7) 6.6% (CI: 2.5–13.8) 0.082
Heartburn 12.6% (CI: 8.0–18.4%) 9.8% (CI: 4.6–17.9) 0.518
Feeling uncomfortably full after a regular sized meal 17.1% (CI: 11.9–23.6) 4.4% (CI: 1.2–10.9) 0.003
Unable to finish a regular size meal 18.3% (CI: 12.9–24.8) 4.4% (CI: 1.2–10.9) 0.002
Pain or burning in the middle of the abdomen 5.7% (CI: 2.8–10.3) 3.3% (CI: 0.6–9.3) 0.386
  1. NF1 neurofibromatosis type 1, CI 95% Confidence Interval, p p-value
  2. Legend: The prevalence for specific symptoms of functional dyspepsia present at least once per week within the group of patients with NF1 and the control group