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Table 7 Question scores that were significantly correlated with bacterial family abundance

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

Question Bacterial family P τ Abundance (Mean% ± SD)
(n = 516)
Prevalence (%)
(n = 516)
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency Christensenellaceae <0.001 −0.24 0.39 ± 1.54 56.8
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency Mogibacteriaceae <0.001 −0.28 0.18 ± 0.27 82.4
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency Rikenellaceae <0.001 −0.25 1.51 ± 1.82 90.9
Q 13 Dairy product intake frequency Lactobacillaceae <0.001 0.25 0.19 ± 1.35 52.5
Q 21 Natto intake frequency Bacillaceae <0.001 0.34 0.03 ± 0.36 26.6
  1. Combinations showing significant correlation (P < 0.001 and |τ| > 0.2) were listed