Internet survey on the actual situation of constipation in the Japanese population under 70  years old: focus on functional constipation and constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome

ConclusionsIn Japan, among the population of under 70  years old, the prevalence of IBS-C and FC (Rome III criteria) was 4.97% and 8.76%, respectively. IBS-C caused more severe symptoms than FC, resulting in impairment of QOL.
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

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