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Table 2 Associated symptoms and physical findings on abdominal examination

From: Aetiologies and outcomes of patients with abdominal pain presenting to an emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study

VariableFrequency
N
Percentage 
Clinical presentation
 Abdominal distension4623.1 
 Vomiting3819.1 
 Constipation2512.6 
 Diarrhoea94.5 
 Fever94.5 
Physical findings
 Tenderness11959.8 
 Distension6733.7 
 Normal4623.1 
 Palpable mass2914.6 
 Guarding63.0