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Table 4 Symptom frequency and disturbance ratings for core symptoms

From: Development and content validation of a symptom assessment for eosinophilic gastritis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis in adults and adolescents

Symptom Total patients mentioning Average disturbance rating*
EG only (n = 6) EGE only (n = 4) EG/EGE (n = 1) EG only (n = 6) EGE only (n = 4) EG/EGE (n = 1)
Abdominal pain 6 (100%) 4 (100%) 1 (100%) 8.2 8.7 10.0
Nausea 6 (100%) 4 (100%) 1 (100%) 7.6 7.2 10.0
Vomiting 3 (50%) 4 (100%) 1 (100%) 5.3 4.7 10.0
Bloating 5 (83%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%) 6.5 4.0 N/A
Early satiety 5 (83%) 1 (25%) 1 (100%) 6.0 3.0 9.0
Lack of appetite 3 (50%) 3 (75%) 1 (100%) 6.3 5.3 5.0
Diarrhea 6 (100%) 4 (100%) 1 (100%) 4.2 5.3 7.0
  1. *Disturbance ratings were assessed on a 0–10 scale, where 0 = 'not disturbing at all' and 10 = 'extremely disturbing'