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IBS Associated Demographical and Economic Factors in Northern Saudi Arabia | Abstract
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International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abstract

IBS Associated Demographical and Economic Factors in Northern Saudi Arabia

Author(s):Saleh Hadi Alharbi, Fahad A. Alateeq, Khalil Ibrahim Alshammari, Abdulaziz Saad S Alshammri, Naif Abdulmohsen Naif Alabdali, Motab Ali Saud Alsulaiman, Sami Mamdouh Ibrahim Algothi, Abdulrahman Sulaiman Altoraifi, Maha Qasem Almutairi and Hussain Gadelkarim Ahmed

Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess the association of Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with demographical and economic factors in Northern Saudi Arabia. Methodology: Data about IBS was obtained from 946 Saudi volunteers. IBS was ascertained using Rome IV criteria. Each questionnaire was filled by a medical student during an active interview. Results: The prevalence rates of IBS with continuous symptoms and intermittent symptoms were 12% and 34%, respectively. IBS was significantly predominant among females (RR (95% CI)=1.1775(1.0182 to 1.3618), p=0.0276). IBS was significantly among relatively younger adults (21-40 years) (RR (95% CI)=1.6203 (1.3425 to 1.9556), p<0.0001). Conclusion: IBS associated symptoms are prevalent in Northern Saudi Arabia. IBS was significantly associated with females’ gender and younger age.


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