Table 3

Analysis of questionnaire before and after LAB treatment

Beforea

Afterb

N = 19 (%)

N = 19 (%)


Frequency of defecation

Once more than three days

11 (57.9)

06 (31.6)

Once two days

03 (15.8)

07 (36.8)

Once a day

04 (21.1)

06 (31.6)

More than twice a day

01 (05.3)

00 (00.0)


Amount of stool

Large

04 (21.1)

08 (42.1)

Medium

11 (57.9)

09 (47.4)

Small

04 (21.1)

02 (10.5)


State of stool

Like stone

01 (05.3)

00 (00.0)

Hard

05 (26.3)

06 (31.6)

Soft

12 (63.2)

11 (57.9)

Watery

01 (05.3)

02 (10.5)

Like water

00 (00.0)

00 (00.0)


aBefore the experiment started.

bAt the end of experiment.

An et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-5

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