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Table 3 Comparing both groups regarding clinical presentation and drug history

From: Acute gastrointestinal bleeding in Egyptian elderly patients: real-life experience

  Groups  
Elderly group Young group P value
Count % Count %
C/O
Bleeding/R 0 0.0% 2 1.2% 0.128
H,M 56 33.7% 52 31.3%
M 40 24.1% 28 16.9%
H 70 42.2% 84 50.6%
Hematem 70 42.2% 84 50.6% 0.123
Melena 40 24.1% 28 16.9% 0.103
H,M 56 33.7% 52 31.3% 0.639
bleed/rec 0 0.0% 2 1.2% 0.498
Drug H/O
no 111 66.9% 124 74.7%  
NSAIDs 39 23.5% 34 20.5%
Aspocid 3 1.8% 8 4.8% 0.001
Antiplatelet 5 3.0% 0 0.0%  
Anticoagulant 8 4.8% 0 0.0%
No 112 67.5% 124 74.7% 0.146
NSAID 39 23.5% 34 20.5% 0.508
Anti-platelet 8 4.8% 8 4.8% 1
Anticoagulant 8 4.8% 0 0.0% 0.007