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Clinical Study

Comparison of Polyethylene Glycol versus Lactulose Oral Solution for Bowel Preparation prior to Colonoscopy

Table 2

Patient characteristics.

PEG
()
Lac
()
value

Age (years)0.754
Male, (%)48 (54.6)36 (40.9)0.07
Bodyweight (kg)0.057
Height (cm)0.053
Education (high school and above), (%)40 (45.5)31 (35.2)0.167
BMI (kg/m2)0.312
Smoking, (%)20 (22.7)20 (22.7)1.000
Drinking, (%)22 (25.0)20 (22.7)0.724
History of abdominal surgery, (%)21 (23.9)18 (20.5)0.586
Constipation, (%)23 (26.1)24 (27.3)0.865
Abdominal disease, (%)27 (30.7)16 (18.2)0.054

included inflammatory bowel disease, abdominal tumor, gynecological tumor and inflammation, mesenteric tuberculosis, and intestinal tuberculosis.

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