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Table 1 Comparison of mean preoperative and postoperative incontinence score

From: Anal incontinence and quality of life following operative treatment of simple cryptoglandular fistula-in-ano: a prospective study

  Pre-op CCIS ± SD Standard error Post-op CCIS ± SD Standard error p value
Total CCIS score 0.4 ± 1.1 0.19 0.9 ± 1.3 0.03 0.039
 Incontinence to solids 0.06 ± 0.2 0.04 0.03 ± 0.2 0.03 0.564
 Incontinence to liquids 0.06 ± 0.2 0.04 0.06 ± 0.3 0.06
 Incontinence to flatus 0.26 ± 0.8 0.13 0.74 ± 1.3 0.22 0.013
 Use of pads for stools 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0
 Lifestyle restriction 0.03 ± 0.2 0.03 0.03 ± 0.2 0.03
  1. Italic values indicate statistical significance at p < 0.05
  2. SD standard deviation