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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Medical Students

From: Prevalence and factors associated with irritable bowel syndrome among medical students of Karachi, Pakistan: A cross-sectional study

  Irritable Bowel Syndrome by   Total P
  Rome-III Criteria (n = 360) values
  Positive Negative   
  (n  = 102) (n = 258)   
Gender:     
Male 15 (23.8%) 48 (76.2%) 63 (100%) 0.380
Female 87 (29.3%) 210 (70.7%) 297 (100%)  
Age group:     
18–20 yrs 34 (22.2%) 119 (77.78%) 153 (100%) 0.014
21–23 yrs 62 (35.4%) 113 (64.6%) 175 (100%)  
24–26 yrs 06 (18.75%) 26 (81.25%) 32 (100%)  
Medical year:     
Non-Clinical 32 (22.2%) 112 (77.78%) 144 (100%) 0.036
Clinical 70 (32.4%) 146 (67.6%) 216 (100%)