Table 3

ACF characteristics in patients with SC or DD according to history of constipation

ACF characteristicsPatients with SCPatients with DD
Constipation (n = 17)No constipation (n = 38)PConstipation (n = 16)No constipation (n = 25)P
Total number of ACF1333667775
Number of ACF per subject: mean (SD)7.82 (4.04)9.62 (6.49)NSa4.81 (4.56)3.00 (4.00)NS
Frequency: mean (SD) (ACF/cm2)0.21 (0.15)0.256 (0.19)NS0.14 (0.13)0.08 (0.10)NS
Multiplicity: mean (SD) (crypts/focus)17.97 (14.41)21.60 (12.99)NS17.84 (15.67)26.01 (19.87)NS
  • a NS, P > 0.05.