Bowel symptoms in an apparently well population

@article{Dent1986BowelSI,
  title={Bowel symptoms in an apparently well population},
  author={O F Dent and Kerry J. Goulston and Jerzy Zubrzycki and Pierre H. Chapuis},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon & Rectum},
  year={1986},
  volume={29},
  pages={243-247}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of various kinds of bowel behavior and symptoms thought to be indicative of colorectal cancer in people randomly selected from the community. A probability sample of 330 dwellings in the inner western suburbs of Sydney yielded 202 completed interviews with occupants aged 30 years and older. Eight percent reported annoying abdominal pain that had lasted for two weeks or more in the preceding six months, while 19 percent reported a feeling of… CONTINUE READING
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