Epidemiology Characteristics of Constipation for General Population, Pediatric Population, and Elderly Population in China

@inproceedings{Chu2014EpidemiologyCO,
  title={Epidemiology Characteristics of Constipation for General Population, Pediatric Population, and Elderly Population in China},
  author={Huikuan Chu and Likun Zhong and Hai Li and Xiujing Zhang and Jingzhi Zhang and Xiaohua Hou},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research and practice},
  year={2014}
}
Objective. To acquire more data about the epidemiologic characteristics of constipation in different kinds of populations in China. Methods. Using "constipation" and "China" as search terms; relevant papers were searched from January 1995 to April 2014. Data on prevalence, gender, diagnostic criteria, geographical area, educational class, age, race, and physician visit results were extracted and analyzed. Results. 36 trials were included. Prevalence rates of constipation in elderly population… CONTINUE READING

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