Table 4

SF-NDI comparison (dyspeptics vs non-dyspeptics)

SF-NDI variablesDyspeptics (mean)Non-dyspeptics (mean)Difference (means)95% CI (difference)P value
Tension/anxiety score10.612.757.867.34 to 8.37<0.0001
Interference with daily activities score10.462.567.907.40 to 8.40<0.0001
Disruption with regular eating/drinking score11.012.878.147.62 to 8.66<0.0001
Knowledge/control disease score8.42.166.245.83 to 6.65<0.0001
Interference with work score10.692.578.127.62 to 8.62<0.0001
Overall score47.4410.1837.2734.97 to 39.56<0.0001
  • SF-NDI, Short Form Nepean Dyspepsia Index.