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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 14, 2016; 22(30): 6864-6875
Published online Aug 14, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i30.6864
Table 2 Recognized risk factors of childhood constipation
Psychological stress
Home related
School related
Siblings with health problems
Not living with either parents
Low social class
Poor child rearing styles
Dietary problems
Diet low in fibre
Cow’s milk protein
Not having regular meals with parents
Consumption of junk food
Childhood obesity
Child maltreatment
Physical abuse
Sexual abuse
Emotional abuse
Civil unrest (exposure to war)