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Table 4 Abundance and prevalence of the major PCA determinants stratified by gender

From: Comprehensive analysis of the fecal microbiota of healthy Japanese adults reveals a new bacterial lineage associated with a phenotype characterized by a high frequency of bowel movements and a lean body type

Bacterial family Abundance (Mean% ± SD) Prevalence (%)
Female
(n = 325)
Male
(n = 191)
Significance Female
(n = 325)
Male
(n = 191)
Significance
Bacteroidaceae 33.2 ± 18.5 32.9 ± 19.7 NS 100 100 NS
Lachnospiraceae 18.0 ± 10.4 17.0 ± 9.5 NS 100 100 NS
Prevotellaceae 9.7 ± 17.7 16.6 ± 22.6 ** 71.1 77.0 NS
Ruminococcaceae 17.9 ± 8.7 12.4 ± 9.2 ** 100 100 NS
  1. NS: P ≥ 0.05, **: P < 0.01