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Table 2 Baseline patient characteristics: median (SD), n = 20

From: Is a multispecies probiotic mixture effective in constipation during pregnancy? 'A pilot study'

Age in years 29.5 (5.3)
Gravidity 1.0 (1.3)
Parity 0.0 (0.4)
Number of weeks pregnant 19.5 (7.5)
Stool frequency per week 3.0 (1.6)
Straining during defecation 100.0%
Hard stools 90.0%
Sensation of incomplete evacuation 90.0%
Sensation of anorectal obstruction 90.0%
Manual manoeuvres 10.0%
Abdominal pain 60.0%
Reflux episodes 60.0%