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Table 1 Demography and Indication for Colonoscopy

From: The prone 12 o'clock position reduces ileal intubation time during colonoscopy compared to the left lateral 6 o'clock (standard) position

Variables Prone 12 (n = 75) Left lateral (n = 75)
Mean age(Range) years 50(18-80) 55(18-80)
Males:Females 40:35 42:33
Diarrhoea 8 5
Constipation 8 12
Altered bowel habits 19 18
Abdominal pain 16 12
Iron deficiency Anaemia 9 10
Per rectal bleeding 3 6
IBD† 6 8
Carcinoma of unknown primary 3 1
Loss of weight or/and Loss of appetite 3 3
  1. †-Inflammatory Bowel Disease