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Table 2 Comparison of constipation scores

From: Efficacy and safety of elobixibat in hemodialysis patients with chronic constipation: a retrospective study

ParameterMean ± SDp value
BaselineWeek 12 after administration
Total CSS score10.4 ± 3.25.7 ± 3.2< 0.001
Stool frequency0.9 ± 0.70.4 ± 0.60.005
Dyschezia1.9 ± 0.90.6 ± 0.8< 0.001
A sensation of incomplete evacuation2.2 ± 1.31.3 ± 1.40.028
Abdominal pain1.2 ± 1.10.5 ± 1.00.031
Time to evacuation0.9 ± 0.70.6 ± 0.80.145
Assisted bowel movements1.2 ± 0.40.8 ± 0.40.020
Number of bowel movements failed/24 h1.1 ± 0.50.3 ± 0.5< 0.001
Duration (years) of suffering from disturbed defecation1.1 ± 0.91.3 ± 1.1
  1. Statistical analysis was performed using the Wilcoxon signed-rank test
  2. No statistical analysis was performed on the duration of suffering from disturbed defecation