TABLE 4

ESs, 95% Confidence Limits, and Within-Group Tests for Heterogeneity for Studies Included in the Meta-analysis for GI Symptoms

GI SymptomNumber of Contributing StudiesRandom Effects Model
SMD (SE)Odds Ratio95% Confidence LimitsP
LowerUpper
General GI concerns100.91 (0.23)5.252.3411.75<.0001
Diarrhea120.71 (0.19)3.631.827.23<.0001
Constipation90.75 (0.16)3.862.236.71<.0001
Abdominal pain80.49 (0.20)2.451.195.07.016