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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Randomised clinical trial: effect of low-FODMAP rye bread versus regular rye bread on the intestinal microbiota of irritable bowel syndrome patients: association with individual symptom variation

Females, n (%) 47 (94)
Age (years), mean (range) 43.9 (21–64)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (range) 25.6 (21–64)
IBS symptom severity score, mean (SD; range) 235 (77;80–430)
IBS-M, mixed subgroup, n (%) 29 (62.5)
IBS-D, diarrhoeal subgroup, n (%)
IBS-U, unspecified subgroup, n (%)
18 (32.5)
3 (5)