TableĀ 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study individuals

DiscoveryReplicationMeta-analysisReplication, individual cohorts
SwedenBelgiumGermanyItalyGreeceUSA
CTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBSCTRLIBS
n49325341793171867252252888520516544771791252117480113184
Mean age58.457.742.944.850.751.2547.143.840.744.63540.839.739.947.951.64747.9
M:F52:4831:6942:5817:8349:5121:7955:4519:8125:7518:8236:6417:8329:7125:7514:860:10034:669:91
IBS-M279279233002042
IBS-C765765136320931026254
IBS-D674674151224861071888
  • IBS-C, constipation-predominant IBS; IBS-D, diarrhoea-predominant IBS; IBS-M, IBS mixed phenotype.