Risk factors for chronic constipation based on a general practice sample

@article{Talley2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for chronic constipation based on a general practice sample},
  author={Nicholas J Talley and Michael P. Jones and Guy Nuyts and Dominique Dubois},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={98},
  pages={1107-1111}
}
OBJECTIVES:Many factors have been associated with the occurrence of constipation, particularly poor diet and lack of exercise. However, the importance of medications and general medical illnesses in constipation remains more uncertain. We aimed to identify risk factors for constipation from among patient clinical, therapeutic, and demographic characteristics.METHODS:The sample was composed of patients explicitly diagnosed with chronic constipation (n = 7251), those diagnosed with constipation… CONTINUE READING