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Table 3 Medical history and complaints in the three groups

From: Morbidity assessment of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in rural Laos: I. Parasitological, clinical, ultrasonographical and biochemical findings

Complaints during the last 3 months Group A (n = 45) % Group B (n = 31) % Group C (n = 18) %
General health feeling A/B/Ca A/B/Ca A/B/Ca
31.2/44.4/24.4 48.7/41.9/9.4 55.6/33.3/11.1
Nausea D/E/Fb D/E/Fb D/E/Fb
55.6/42.2/2.2 71.0/29.0/0.0 55.6/44.4/0.0
Vomiting 91.2/8.8/0 83.9/16.1/0.0 88.9/11.1/0.0
Diarrhoea 73.3/26.7/0 77.4/16.1/6.5 88.9/0.0/11.1
Abdominal discomfort 46.7/46.7/6.6 25.8/35.5/38.7 38.9/61.1/0.0
Feeling of fullness 44.5/53.3/2.2 87.0/6.5/6.5 38.9/38.9/22.2
Indigestion 64.5/33.3/2.2 48.4/41.9/9.7 77.8/22.2/0.0
Bad smelling stools 60.0/37.8/2.2 57.6/29.0/13.4 72.2/27.8/0.0
Pain upper right quadrant 77.8/20.0/2.2 38.7/0.0/61.3 66.6/5.6/27.8
Loss of appetite No/Yes No/Yes No/Yes
86.7/13.3 35.5/64.5 94.4/5.6
Weight loss 60.0/40.0 67.8/32.2 94.4/5.6
Complaint scorec median (range) 5 (0-12) 7 (0-11) 4 (0-10)
  1. a A good, B not good, C bad
  2. b D never, E sometimes, F regularly
  3. cSee “Methods” section