Table 2

Distribution of main variables according to waiting time.

Subjects

Waiting time (%)


N

%

≤ 15 days

> 15 days

p-value


Sex

Males

226

60.6

53.0

62.2

0.17

Females

147

39.4

47.0

37.8


Age (years)

≤ 45

103

27.6

28.8

27.4

0.81

> 45

270

72.4

71.2

72.6


Helicobacter Pylori

Negative

215

59.1

57.8

59.3

0.82

Positive

149

40.9

42.2

40.7


Compliance with dyspepsia guidelines

Yes

220

59.0

72.7

56.0

0.012

No

153

41.0

27.3

44.0


Cardin et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12(Suppl 1):S11   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S11

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