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Table 6 Univariate Analysis of Factors Associated With of 7-Day Mortality

From: Profile and outcome of patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding presenting to urban emergency departments of tertiary hospitals in Tanzania

 DIED SURVIVED
n = 23 n = 100
p- value
Age Groups  0.005
  ≤ 405 (21.7%)54 (54.0%) 
  > 4018 (78.3%)46 (46.0%)
 Male Sex14 (60.9%)73 (73.0%)0.249
Medical History
 UGIB5 (21.7%)20 (20.0%)0.852
 PUD7 (30.4%)32 (32.0%)0.884
 Liver Disease6 (26.1%)6 (6.0%)0.003
 Esophageal Varices3 (13.0%)14 (14.0%)0.905
 UGI Endoscopy3 (13.0%)17 (17.0%)0.643
 Prior Hospitalization18 (78.3%)70 (70.0%)0.429
 Active Bleeding Episode In ED5 (21.7%)3 (30.0%)0.001
ED Management
 Intravenous fluid19 (82.6%)69 (69.0%)0.192
 Octreotide6 (26.1%)17 (17.0%)0.314
 Tranexamic acid6 (26.1%)19 (19.0%)0.446
 PPI15 (65.2%)73 (73.0%)0.456
 Antibiotics13 (56.5%)30 (30.0%)0.016
 Blood Transfusion13 (56.5%)46 (46.0%)0.410
 Receiving Endoscopy4 (17.4%)42 (42.0%)0.028
Clinical Rockall Score  < 0.001
  < 48 (34.8%)83 (83.0%) 
  ≥ 415 (65.2%)17 (17.0%)