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Table 1 Comparison of the clinical profile and examination findings among the study population

From: Video capsule endoscopy in patients with iron deficiency anaemia: experience at a regional Australian service

Variables Total study population (n = 123) Positive findings (P2) (n = 67) No positive findings (P1, P0) (n = 39) p-value
Mean age 67.92 69.10 66.50 0.162
Male: female 49:74 30:37 19:37 0.221
Mean haemoglobin (g/L) 93.33 88.42 99.21 0.005
Mean ferritin (ug/L) 11.93 11.93 11.92 0.992
Mean Gastric Transit time (minutes) 54.53 40.37 73.21 0.137
Mean Small Bowel Transit time (minutes) 279.0 292.27 264.41 0.195
Completion rate (caecum visualised) 92.7% 93.7% 91.1% 0.730
  1. Significant findings are given in bold