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Table 5 Odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for esophagogastroduodenoscopy tolerance by modified Mallampati classification (MMC)

From: Modified mallampati classification as a clinical predictor of peroral esophagogastroduodenoscopy tolerance

  MMC status, OR (95% CI)  
Outcome P value   
  Good view Poor view  
Endoscopist assessment for gag reflex (present vs. absent) 1 3.87 (1.81 - 8.26) <0.001
Patient satisfaction (unsatisfactory vs. satisfactory) 1 1.78 (0.96 - 3.29)† 0.067
A change of vital signs (yes vs. no) 1 1.96 (1.09 - 3.54) 0.025
  1. †Adjusting for age, previous EGD experience, and pre-EGD anxiety. Good view: I + II; Poor view: III + IV