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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: A multicenter, prospective, inpatient feasibility study to evaluate the use of an intra-colonoscopy cleansing device to optimize colon preparation in hospitalized patients: the REDUCE study

  N = 94
Male, % (n) 60% (n = 56)
Age, mean (SD) 62 (13)
Body mass index, mean (SD) 28.02 (6.62)
Indications for colonoscopy, % (n)a  
 Gastrointestinal bleeding 69% (n = 65)
 Iron deficiency anemia 30% (n = 28)
 Suspected neoplasia/colorectal cancer 12% (n = 11)
 Abdomen pain/diarrhea/weight loss 10% (n = 9)
 Otherb 15% (n = 14)
Clarity of lase bowel movement prior to colonoscopy, % (n) N = 93
 Grade 1 (dirtiest) 2% (n = 2)
 Grade 2 24% (n = 22)
 Grade 3 25% (n = 23)
 Grade 4 33% (n = 31)
 Grade 5 (cleanest) 16% (n = 15)
  1. aPatient may have more than indication for the colonoscopy procedure
  2. bEvaluation for transplantation (n = 7), suspected lesion in colon/abnormal results on radiological imaging (n = 6), removed foreign object (n = 1)