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Table 3 Patient survey results, subgrouped by sex, colonoscopy indication, or age group

From: Patient experience with NER1006 as a bowel preparation for colonoscopy: a prospective, multicenter US survey

Topic and response categories Sex, n (%) Colonoscopy indication, n (%) Age, n (%)
n = 1556a n = 1598 n = 1598
Males Females Diagnostic Routine Screening  < 65 y  ≥ 65 y
n = 558 n = 998 n = 557 n = 1041 n = 1189 n = 409
Volume of bowel preparation regimen completed
 All 528 (94.6) 829 (83.1) 484 (86.9) 908 (87.2) 1022 (86.0) 370 (90.5)
 Most 27 (4.8) 136 (13.6) 58 (10.4) 109 (10.5) 135 (11.4) 32 (7.8)
 At least half 2 (0.4) 25 (2.5) 11 (2.0) 18 (1.7) 22 (1.9) 7 (1.7)
 Less than half 1 (0.2) 8 (0.8) 4 (0.7) 6 (0.6) 10 (0.8) 0
“How easy was it for you to prepare and take [NER1006]?”
 Very easy (score, 7–9) 454 (81.4) 734 (73.5) 414 (74.3) 802 (77.0) 906 (76.2) 310 (75.8)
 Medium level of difficulty (score, 4–6) 73 (13.1) 164 (16.4) 85 (15.3) 160 (15.4) 184 (15.5) 61 (14.9)
 Very difficult (score, 1–3) 31 (5.6) 100 (10.0) 58 (10.4) 79 (7.6) 99 (8.3) 38 (9.3)
How important is it to you that using [NER1006] required only 64 oz of total solutions?”
 Very important (score, 7–9) 405 (72.6) 774 (77.6) 413 (74.1) 793 (76.2) 884 (74.3) 322 (78.7)
 Medium importance (score, 4–6) 114 (20.4) 159 (15.9) 102 (18.3) 181 (17.4) 220 (18.5) 63 (15.4)
 Not important (score, 1–3) 39 (7.0) 65 (6.5) 42 (7.5) 67 (6.4) 85 (7.1) 24 (5.9)
“How important is it to you that [NER1006] can be taken with your choice of clear liquids?”
 Very important (score, 7–9) 402 (72.0) 762 (76.4) 418 (75.0) 774 (74.4) 888 (74.7) 304 (74.3)
 Medium importance (score, 4–6) 104 (18.6) 159 (15.9) 92 (16.5) 181 (17.4) 208 (17.5) 65 (15.9)
 Not important (score, 1–3) 52 (9.3) 77 (7.7) 47 (8.4) 86 (8.3) 93 (7.8) 40 (9.8)
“How satisfied were you with the taste of [NER1006]?”
 Very satisfied (score, 7–9) 215 (38.5) 327 (32.8) 192 (34.5) 363 (34.9) 412 (34.7) 143 (35.0)
 Moderately satisfied (score, 4–6) 199 (35.7) 335 (33.6) 180 (32.3) 370 (35.5) 408 (34.3) 142 (34.7)
 Not satisfied (score, 1–3) 144 (25.8) 336 (33.7) 185 (33.2) 308 (29.6) 369 (31.0) 124 (30.3)
“How satisfied were you with [NER1006] overall?”
 Very satisfied (score, 7–9) 389 (69.7) 592 (59.3) 327 (58.7) 677 (65.0) 752 (63.2) 252 (61.6)
 Moderately satisfied (score, 4–6) 130 (23.3) 288 (28.9) 174 (31.2) 259 (24.9) 323 (27.2) 110 (26.9)
 Not satisfied (score, 1–3) 39 (7.0) 118 (11.8) 56 (10.1) 105 (10.1) 114 (9.6) 47 (11.5)
How satisfied were you with your health care provider for having prescribed [NER1006]?”
 Very satisfied (score, 7–9) 452 (81.0) 744 (74.5) 410 (73.6) 814 (78.2) 909 (76.5) 315 (77.0)
 Moderately satisfied (score, 4–6) 83 (14.9) 202 (20.2) 117 (21.0) 179 (17.2) 225 (18.9) 71 (17.4)
 Not satisfied (score, 1–3) 23 (4.1) 52 (5.2) 30 (5.4) 48 (4.6) 55 (4.6) 23 (5.6)
“Would you be willing to recommend [NER1006] to family/friends?”
 Yes 391 (70.1) 616 (61.7) 340 (61.0) 687 (66.0) 770 (64.8) 257 (62.8)
 Maybe 132 (23.7) 262 (26.3) 165 (29.6) 249 (23.9) 316 (26.6) 98 (24.0)
 No 35 (6.3) 120 (12.0) 52 (9.3) 105 (10.1) 103 (8.7) 54 (13.2)
“How was your experience with [NER1006] compared to the other bowel cleansing medications(s) you previously used?a
  n = 329 n = 654 n = 301 n = 704 n = 629 n = 376
 Much better/better 237 (72.0) 408 (62.4) 189 (62.8) 467 (66.3) 402 (63.9) 254 (67.6)
 About the same 53 (16.1) 134 (20.5) 59 (19.6) 136 (19.3) 126 (20.0) 69 (18.4)
 Worse/much worse 39 (11.9) 112 (17.1) 53 (17.6) 101 (14.3) 101 (16.1) 53 (14.1)
  1. aSex not reported (i.e., unknown) for 42 patients