Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Effect of a Novel Patient Garment on Perceived Privacy during Colonoscopy: A Simple Approach to Minimize Embarrassment

Table 3

Comparison of white and nonwhite patients.

QuestionMean value
All patientsMaleFemale

How concerned are you about your physical privacy during colonoscopy?3.995.433.670.04
How concerned are you about embarrassment due to bodily exposure during the procedure?3.845.053.570.90
How will the presence of undergarment pants change embarrassment concerns?4.866.674.470.02
Do you feel these pants increase physical privacy in colonoscopy?6.528.456.12<0.01
How satisfied are you with the pants you had during the procedure?8.269.717.95<0.01
How respected did you feel during the procedure?9.439.99.330.04
How would you rate any feeling of embarrassment during the procedure?2.032.102.020.96
Will you request the same type of pants for your next colonoscopy?7.799.337.45<0.01
What is the likelihood that you will have this procedure again if your doctor recommended it?9.479.679.420.69
If you had colonoscopy before, do you feel this type of pants increases physical privacy compared to a traditional gown?7.669.547.330.02

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