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Table 5 Proportion (%) of women with GI symptoms premenstrually, comparing those with or without fatigue

From: Gastrointestinal symptoms before and during menses in healthy women

  Fatigue
  Yes n = 83 No n = 73 P value
Primary GI symptoms % %  
  Abdominal pain 63 53 0.32
  Diarrhea 34 14 0.005
  Nausea 23 10 0.032
  Constipation 19 11 0.185
  Vomiting 4 0 0.51
  Any primary symptom 78 67 0.148
  Multiple (≥2) primary symptoms 43 16 <0.001
Secondary GI symptoms    
  Bloating 77 44 <0.001
  Pelvic pain 63 33 <0.001
  1. Bolded p value denotes p < 0.05.