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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Value of fecal calprotectin in the evaluation of patients with abdominal discomfort: an observational study

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