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Table. 1.

Baseline Characteristics of All Patients

Characteristics Room temperature water (n = 47) Mildly cool water (n = 47) P-value
Age (yr) 68 (34-86) 66 (21-83) 0.849
Sex (male/female) 29/18 31/16 0.668
Indication 0.507
Screening 23 (48.9) 19 (40.4)
FOBT positive results 7 (14.9) 11 (23.4)
EMR 10 (21.3) 7 (14.9)
Surveillance 7 (14.9) 10 (21.3)
Bowel preparation
% rated (excellent, good or fair) 44 (93.7)/3 (6.3) 43 (91.5)/4 (8.5) 0.694
Insertion time·median (sec) 472 (192-1423) 539 (217-1455) 0.167
Observation time·median (sec) 746 (382-3800) 763 (416-1998) 0.865
Pain during insertion
None/mild/moderate/severe 11 (23.4)/29 (61.7)/6 (12.8)/1 (12.8) 10 (21.3)/27 (57.4)/9 (19.1)/1 (2.2) 0.869
Pain during colonoscopy
None/mild/moderate/severe 31 (66.0)/13 (27.7)/3 (6.3)/0 (0.0) 29 (61.7)/15 (31.9)/3 (6.4)/0 (0.0) -
Colonoscopists
Experts/trainee 31 (66.0)/16 (34.0) 26 (55.3)/21 (44.7) 0.291
Underlying disease
Prostatic hyperplasia 1 (2.1) 0 (0.0) 0.315
Glaucoma 0 (0.0) 1 (2.1) 0.315
Arrhythmia 1 (2.1) 0 (0.0) 0.315

FOBT, fecal occult blood test; EMR, endoscopic mucosal resection.

Data are presented as median (range), n, or n (%).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2022;28:693~705 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm21198
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