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, vol.42, no.2, pp.216-222, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cutf.322847
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-222

Abstract

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.