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Table 2 Percentage of users (and 95% confidence intervals) who queried for symptoms, drugs, and conditions after colonoscopy (n = 7013). Also shown are the average age of users and the percentage of females

From: Adverse events associated with colonoscopy; an examination of online concerns

TermPercentage95% CIAverage age (s.e.)Percent female
Bloating1.28[1.03–1.58]52.8 (10.6)72.7
Depression1.08[0.86–1.35]50.5 (17.5)47.8
Headache1.04[0.81–1.31]58.7 (12.4)57.1
Nausea0.88[0.68–1.13]47.7 (14.2)75.0
Perspiration1.25[1.01–1.54]55.9 (16.9)47.4
Fever0.66[0.74–1.21]53.6 (15.5)43.5
Stomach pain0.71[0.41–0.80]56.9 (19.1)50.0
Swelling1.13[0.90–1.40]50.9 (15.4)50.0
Tired0.88[0.68–1.13]51.2 (18.0)43.8
Weight gain0.70[0.51–0.93]51.2 (19.9)57.9
Any respiratory symptom2.57[2.21–2.97]50.5 (18.7)64.5
Cough1.21[1.03–1.58]49.5 (20.3)80.0
Pneumonia0.58[0.41–0.80]44.3 (16.0)75.0
Antibiotics0.33[0.23–0.50]43.6 (22.5)80.0
Bronchitis0.19[0.10–0.31]62.0 (5.0)100.0
Hemoptysis0.44[0.30–0.63]55.7 (17.4)14.3