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Table 5 Effect of adrenal hormone slopes from awakening to bedtime on abdominal symptoms

From: Effect of day-to-day variations in adrenal cortex hormone levels on abdominal symptoms

Bowel movement Estimate SE t p Duration of abdominal pain Estimate SE t p
Average Cortisol 0.28 0.47 0.59 0.58 Average Cortisol 22.52 13.21 1.70 0.09
  DHEA-S -0.18 0.27 -0.69 0.52   DHEA-S -15.65 7.56 -2.07 0.04 *
  Sleep duration 0.06 0.35 0.18 0.87   Sleep duration -12.67 9.94 -1.27 0.21
  PSS 0.08 0.13 0.62 0.56   PSS 3.56 3.75 0.95 0.35
Variability Cortisol 0.05 0.09 0.55 0.58 Variability Cortisol 4.48 4.43 1.01 0.32
  DHEA-S -0.03 0.06 -0.53 0.60   DHEA-S 0.27 3.21 0.08 0.93
  Sleep duration -0.03 0.07 -0.40 0.69   Sleep duration -2.96 3.61 -0.82 0.41
  PSS -0.04 0.05 -0.78 0.44   PSS -1.38 2.34 -0.59 0.56
Stool property Estimate SE t p Degree of abdominal pain Estimate SE t p
Average Cortisol 0.97 1.28 0.76 0.48 Average Cortisol 0.52 0.41 1.28 0.21
  DHEA-S -0.48 0.73 -0.66 0.53   DHEA-S -0.37 0.24 -1.58 0.12
  Sleep duration -0.03 0.97 -0.03 0.98   Sleep duration 0.09 0.31 0.30 0.77
  PSS 0.05 0.36 0.13 0.90   PSS 0.02 0.12 0.13 0.90
Variability Cortisol 0.40 0.19 2.13 0.04 * Variability Cortisol 0.00 0.14 0.03 0.97
  DHEA-S -0.18 0.14 -1.36 0.18   DHEA-S -0.01 0.10 -0.05 0.96
  Sleep duration -0.02 0.16 -0.12 0.90   Sleep duration -0.07 0.11 -0.67 0.51
  PSS -0.08 0.10 -0.85 0.40   PSS -0.08 0.07 -1.03 0.31
  1. * p < 0.05