Table 1

Comparison between the presenting complaints of patients in this study compared to those in the study of Zipser et al.10

Complaint

Current study (%)

Zipser et al (%)


Anaemia

66

63

Abdominal pain or discomfort

41

77

Diarrhoea

38

52

Fatigue

31

82

Nausea and/or vomiting

28

46

Weight loss

28

55

Depression

19

46

Generalised aches and pains

19

42


Jones et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:24   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-24

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