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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of patients presenting to the Saint John Regional Hospital Emergency Department for epistaxis

From: Examining seasonal variation in epistaxis in a maritime climate

VariableN (%)
n = 475
P value
Age (Mean)59.1 
Sex
 Female229 (48.2)> 0.2
 Male246 (51.8)
Trauma
 Yes28 (5.9)P < 0.0001
 No444 (93.5)
 Unknown3 (63.2)
Anti-thrombolytics/Anti-platelets
 Yes242 (50.9)P = 0.0520
 No212 (44.6)
 Unknown21 (4.4)
Hx of Sinusitis/Surgery
 Yes27 (5.7)P < 0.0001
 No408 (85.9)
 Unknown40 (8.4)
Hx of Epistaxis
 Yes182 (38.3)P < 0.0001
 No253 (53.3)
 Unknown40 (8.4)