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Table 1 Characteristics of patients referred

From: Outcomes from colonoscopy following referral from New Zealand general practice: a retrospective analysis

Characteristics No colonoscopy Had colonoscopy p value Overall
Age group
 30–49 4415 78.0% 1244 22.0% < 0.001 5659
 50–59 2829 67.2% 1381 32.8%   4210
 60–69 2829 60.6% 1843 39.4%   4672
 70+ 3857 63.2% 2250 36.8%   6107
Gender
 Female 7483 66.4% 3790 33.6% < 0.001 11,273
 Male 6447 68.8% 2928 31.2%   9375
Ethnicity
 Non-Māori 11,759 66.1% 6044 33.9% < 0.001 17,803
 Māori 2171 76.3% 674 23.7%   2845
Year
 2015 4936 68.1% 2315 31.9% 0.250 7251
 2016 4488 66.8% 2235 33.2%   6723
 2017 4506 67.5% 2168 32.5%   6674
High referrer
 Low 4709 67.0% 2321 33.0% 0.290 7030
 High 9221 67.7% 4397 32.3%   13,618
HSCan-GP
 Yes 522 47.2% 585 52.8%% < 0.001 1107
 No 13,408 68.6% 6133 31.4%   19,541
HSCan-hospital
 Yes 221 48.8% 232 51.2% < 0.001 453
 No 13,709 67.9% 6486 32.1%   20,195
Overall 13,930 67.5% 6718 32.5%   20,648