Table 2

Baseline patient characteristics: median (SD), nā€‰=ā€‰20
Age in years 29.5 (5.3)
Gravidity 1.0 (1.3)
Parity 0.0 (0.4)
Number of weeks pregnant 19.5 (7.5)
Stool frequency per week 3.0 (1.6)
Straining during defecation 100.0%
Hard stools 90.0%
Sensation of incomplete evacuation 90.0%
Sensation of anorectal obstruction 90.0%
Manual manoeuvres 10.0%
Abdominal pain 60.0%
Reflux episodes 60.0%

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de Milliano et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:80   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-80

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