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Table 1 General Study Characteristics among 223 Study Participants with liver cirrhosis

From: The magnitude and correlates of esophageal Varices among newly diagnosed cirrhotic patients undergoing screening fibre optic endoscope before incident bleeding in North-Western Tanzania; a cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequencyPercentage Or Medians (IQR)
Gender
 Male14665.47
 Female7734.53
 Age in years22348 [35–59]
Marital status
 Divorced156.73
 Married12857.40
 Single2511.21
 Widow3113.90
 Other2410.76
Occupation
 Business229.9
 Fishing167.2
 Peasant12053.8
 Other6529.1
Alcohol use
 Yes7332.7
 No15067.3
Hepatitis status
 HBV Positive5022.4
 HCV Positive602.7
 Negative16774.9
Jaundice
 Yes8739.0
 No13661.0
Ascites
 Yes18683.4
 No3716.6
 Portal vein Diameter (cm)911.4 [1.2–1.6]
 Platelet count (a10^3)/μL22398 [67–139]
 Hemoglobin2237.2 [5.2–10.0]
 Child-Pugh
 Class A156.7
 Class B16373.1
 Class C4520.2
  1. IQR: interquartile range, HB: Hemoglobin, HB < 10 g/dL: moderate to severe anemia, HBV: Hepatitis B virus, HCV: Hepatitis C virus, PSDR: Platelet to splenic diameter ratio, PVD: Portal vein diameter,