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Table 8 Correlations between question score and operational taxonomic unit 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 OTU ID Bacterial family P τ Abundance (Mean% ± SD)
(n = 516)
Prevalence (%)
(n = 516)
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency 844 Christensenellaceae <0.001 −0.21 0.05 ± 0.03 14.3
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency 2858 Christensenellaceae <0.001 −0.22 0.03 ± 0.01 11.6
Q 7 Bowel movement frequency 417 Mogibacteriaceae <0.001 −0.23 0.04 ± 0.03 18.0
Q 13 Dairy product intake frequency 318 Lactobacillaceae <0.001 0.36 0.09 ± 0.08 24.8
Q 21 Natto intake frequency 547 Bacillaceae <0.001 0.36 0.05 ± 0.03 25.2
  1. Combinations showing significant correlation (P < 0.001 and |τ| > 0.2) were listed