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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and biochemical variables of patients with asymptomatic iron deficiency anaemia (n = 95)

From: Predictors of gastrointestinal lesions on endoscopy in iron deficiency anemia without gastrointestinal symptoms

Gender Male/Female 48/47
Age (yrs) 52.1(16.8)
NSAID users 22 (23.2%)
Hx of Weight loss 29 (30.5%)
Hx of Fatigue/Lethargy 18 (18.9%)
Family Hx of GI cancers 02 (2.1%)
Prior Hx of IDA therapy 09 (9.5%)
Hemoglobin (Hb) (gm/dl) 7.1(2.0)
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) (fl) 61.2(5.6)
Serum Iron (μg/dl) 11.5(6.1)
TIBC (μg/dl) 388(84)
Transferrin saturation (%) 4.3(2.5)
Ferritin (ng/ml) 6.1(3.8)
Feacal Occult Blood (FOB) Positive 30 (31.6%)