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Table. 3.

Factors Associated with the Treatment of Perforation

Variable Endoscopic closure Surgery p-value
Time of exam 0.027a
Morning 5 0
Afternoon 7 9
Bowel preparation 0.251a
Excellent 3 0
Good 7 9
Fair 1 0
Poor 1 1
History of abdominal surgery (%) 17 25 0.648a
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 22.64±3.41 23.43±3.09 0.676b
Site of perforation 0.241a
Rectum 5 2
Sigmoid colon 4 6
Descending colon 2 1
Transverse and Ascending colon 1 1
Time to diagnosis of perforation (min) 28 (14-36) 102 (35-172)
Time to closure (min) 9 (2-12) 168.5 (141-1064)
Purpose of exam 0.221a
Diagnostic 10 6 (37.5)
Therapeutic 2 4 (66.7)

Values are presented as number, median (interquartile range), or mean±standard deviation.

aCompared by Chi-square test; bCompared by t-test.

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