Table 3

Quality of life (PROMIS Global 10 score and 95% CI) and healthcare utilisation (% and 95% CI) in individuals meeting criteria for Rome IV IBS, FD or both disorders compared with individuals not meeting criteria for neither disorder or diagnosed with organic GI disease

Diagnosis by rome IV criteriaNo organic GI disorder or DGBI
81.94% (n=725)
Organic GI disorder
5.42% (n=49)
IBS (no FD)
2.7% (n=24)
FD (no IBS)
7.43% (n=66)
Both FD and IBS
2.48% (n=22)
Quality of life (PROMIS Global 10)*
  PROMIS Global-10
  Physical Component Score
16
(15.8 to 16.2)
15.4
(14.7 to 16.2)
14.0
(12.8% to 15.2%)
14.1
(13.3% to 14.8%)
12.2
(11.0% to 13.4%)
  PROMIS Global-10
  Mental Component Score
14.7
(14.5 to 14.9)
14.3
(13.4 to 15.1)
13.0
(11.9 to 14.2)
12.9
(12.1 to 13.7)
12.5
(11.0 to 14.0)
Frequency of healthcare visits (% of respondents)
 1+ times per month3 (1,8 to 4,3)
(n=22)
8.2 (0.2 to 16.4)
(n=4)
16.7 (0.6 to 32.7)
(n=4)
10.6 (3.0 to 18.3)
(n=7)
31.8 (10.7 to 53.0)
(n=7)
 Few times a year45.5 (42 to 49.2)
(n=331)
63.3 (48.3 to 76.7)
(n=30)
54.2 (32.7 to 75.7)
(n=13)
54.5 (42.2 to 66.9)
(n=36)
63.6 (41.8 to 85.5)
(n=14)
 Once a year21.1 (18.1 to 24)
(n=153)
10.2 (1.5 to 19.4)
(n=5)
12.5 (1.8 to 26.8)
(n=3)
15.2 (6.3 to 24)
(n=10)
4.5 (0.0 to 14)
(n=1)
 Less than once a year22.5 (19.4 to 25.5)
(n=163)
18.4 (7.1 to 29.6)
(n=9)
12.5 (1.8 to 26.8)
(n=3)
16.7 (7.4 to 25.9)
(n=11)
0 (0 to 0)
(n=0)
 Never7.9 (5.9 to 9.8)
(n=57)
0 (0 to 0)
(n=0)
4.2 (0.0 to 12.8)
(n=1)
3 (0.0 to 7.3)
(n=2)
0 (0 to 0)
(n=0)
  • *PROMIS Global-10 questionnaire (score range 4–20).

  • DGBI, disorders of gut–brain interaction; FD, functional dyspepsia; GI, gastrointestinal; IBS, irritable bowel syndrome; PROMIS, Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System.