Epidemiological features of irritable bowel syndrome in a Turkish urban society


CELEBI S., ACIK Y., DEVECİ E., BAHCECIOGLU I. H. , AYAR A., DEMIR A., et al.

JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, cilt.19, ss.738-743, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2004.03367.x
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.738-743

Özet

Background and AimL Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a widespread functional bowel disorder and its prevalence in Western societies ranges from 3-20%. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of IBS in eastern Turkey, particularly in urban parts of Elazig where 250 000 people live.