Table 1

Baseline Characteristics

Referred for colonoscopy

Referred for EGD

Total


Number of patients

391

147

538

Female patients, N (%)

218 (56%)

72 (49%)

290 (54%)

Age, years

63 (53-71)

55 (42-65)

60 (49-70)

Colonoscopy, N (%)

391 (100%)

66 (45%)

457 (85%)

EGD, N (%)

70 (18%)

147 (100%)

217 (40%)


Data are presented as median (interquartile range) and number of patients (%). EGD: esophagogastroduodenoscopy.

Manz et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:5   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-5

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