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Table 2 Patient Demographics and place of performance of the FOBT in the Hospital

From: Use and abuse of fecal occult blood tests: a community hospital experience

Age (mean): 64.4 years.
Gender: Males: 317 patients (43.5%), Females: 412 patients (56.5%).
FOBT performed in the ER: 130 patients (17.8%)
FOBT performed on the General Medical Floor: 268 patients (36.8%)
FOBT performed on the Telemetry Floor: 223 (30.6%)
FOBT performed in the Intensive Care Unit: 108 (14.8%)