Table 1: Demographics (ITT population).

Oral rabeprazole group ( )IV omeprazole group ( ) value

Age (yr) 0.729
Age group0.496
 <70 yr4338
 ≥70 yr1114
Sex (M/F)0.227
 Male4639
 Female813
Symptoms at presentation0.356
 Hematemesis117
 Melena2727
 Hematochezia11
 Hematemesis + melena1212
 Hematemesis + hematochezia20
 Other15
Alcohol use30 31 0.698
Smoking25 24 1.000
NSAID use5 1 0.206
Pulse (beats/min) 0.183
Blood pressure (mm Hg)
 Systolic 0.111
 Diastolic 0.662
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 0.569
Hematocrit (%) 0.549
Comorbid illness34 36 0.543

ITT: intention-to-treat; IV: intravenous; NSAID: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.