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Table 6 Gastrointestinal complaints among patients with endometriosis in relation to opioid use

From: Gastrointestinal symptoms among endometriosis patients—A case-cohort study

  Patients with current opioid use n = 13 Patients with no current opioid use n = 94 P value
Abdominal pain    
 Absolute score 30.00 (10.00–57.50) 70.00 (45.00–100.00) 0.002
Diarrhea    
 Absolute score 75.00 (19.00–93.50) 90.00 (60.00–100.00) 0.046
Constipation    
 Absolute score 25.00 (10.00–48.00) 80.00 (45.00–100.00) 0.002
Bloating and flatulence    
 Absolute score 25.00 (15.50–40.00) 50.00 (20.00–90.00) 0.012
Nausea and vomiting    
 Absolute score 50.00 (20.00–65.00) 100.00 (75.00–100.00) 0.000
Psychological well-being    
 Absolute score 30.00 (5.00–57.50) 75.00 (50.00–100.00) 0.000
Influence on daily life    
 Absolute score 25.00 (7.50–60.00) 75.00 (35.00–100.00) 0.002
Defecation urgency (Yes/No/Unknown) 8/4/2 29/62/4 0.015
Sensation of incomplete evacuation (Yes/No) 8/4/2 45/46/4 0.145
  1. Calculations were made using the Mann Whitney U-test. Fisher’s exact test was used to calculate dichotomous variables. P ≤ 0.05 was considered statistically significant. Values are given as median [interquartile range (IQR)] and number