Table 1.

Baseline demographics

Linaclotide (n = 12)Placebo (n = 12)Total (N = 24)P
Gender0.32a
 Female4 (33.3%)1 (8.3%)5 (20.8%)
 Male8 (66.7%)11 (91.7%)19 (79.2%)
Age1.00b
 N121224
 Mean (SD)47.9 (5.8)47.5 (7.0)47.7 (6.3)
 Median48.049.548.0
 Q1, Q345.0, 51.544.0, 52.045.0, 51.5
 Range(35.0–58.0)(35.0–57.0)(35.0–58.0)
Race1.00a
 White6 (50.0%)5 (41.7%)11 (45.8%)
 Black or African American6 (50.0%)7 (58.3%)13 (54.2%)
Ethnicity0.48a
 Hispanic or Latino0 (0.0%)2 (16.7%)2 (8.3%)
 Non-Hispanic12 (100.0%)10 (83.3%)22 (91.7%)
  • aFisher exact.

  • bWilcoxon.