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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients randomised to 'GP' and 'GNP' groups.

From: A randomised controlled trial of structured nurse-led outpatient clinic follow-up for dyspeptic patients after direct access gastroscopy

   Treatment group
   GP
N = 86
GNP
N = 89
Age yrs Mean (SD) 48.4(12.8)) 50.2 (13.9)
Gender Male 42 (49) 44 (49)
BMI kg/m2 Mean (SD) 27.5 (5.0) 27.0 (5.8)
Smoking status Current 23 (27) 24 (27)
  Ex 43 (50) 42 (47)
  Non 19 (22) 23 (26)
  Unknown 1 (1) 0 (0)
Alcohol Drinker 76(88) 78 (88)
Education (grouping)    
No qualifications   30 (35) 35 (39)
'O' levels & vocational qualifications   22 (26) 20 (22)
'A' levels to diplomas   11 (13) 12 (13)
Professional, 1st & higher degrees   23 (27) 22 (25)
Gladys score Mean (SD) 10.0 (3.0) 9.9 (3.2)
SF12 Mean (SD) 672.0 (157.3) 627.7 (197.930)
UHD costs (based on following*) Mean (SD) in £ 52.4(47.6) 59.5(46.3)
*UHD types in previous 6 months Months of use   
Full dose PPI   1.4(2.0) 1.5(2.0)
Half dose PPI or H2RA   1.1(1.9) 1.5(2.2)
None   3.4(2.2) 3.0(2.2)
  1. * Details of grouping in 'Statistical analysis'.
  2. Figures are number (%) unless specified.