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Table 3 Univariate analyses of predictors associated with immediate postpolypectomy bleeding

From: Prophylactic clip application for large pedunculated polyps before snare polypectomy may decrease immediate postpolypectomy bleeding

VariablesOR95% CIP-value
Age (≥60 vs. < 60)1.1870.515–2.7340.687
Sex (male vs. female)1.0350.377–2.8430.946
DM (yes vs. no)1.3330.336–5.2900.682
HTN (yes vs. no)0.7080.285–1.7570.456
BMI (≥24 vs. < 24)1.8260.789–4.2280.160
Use of antiplatelet (yes vs. no)0.6070.165–2.2260.451
Prophylactic clip application (yes vs. no)0.2150.0810.5710.002
Bowel preparation (excellent or good vs. adequate)0.4180.163–1.0700.069
Polyp size (≥20 mm vs. 10–19 mm)3.5041.482–8.2870.004
Stalk diameter (≥4 mm vs. 1–3 mm)2.5071.063–5.9130.036
Location of polyp (left colon vs. right colon)2.6771.005–7.1300.049
High-grade adenoma (yes vs. no)0.4820.104–2.2440.352
Adenocarcinoma (yes vs. no)1.6000.294–8.7160.587
  1. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; HTN, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus; BMI, body mass index