Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in primary health care


Ozgen K., ŞAHİN E. M. , Uludag A. , Peker E., Gunayi Z., ERTEKİN Y. H.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.42, ss.216-222, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17826/cutf.322847
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.216-222

Özet

Purpose: Irritable Bowel Syndrome includes a group of functional bowel diseases without organic pathology. The prevalence changes between 0.5% to 39% according to diagnostic criteria. In this study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of IBS in primary health care by using Rome III criteria.