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Table 1 Characteristics of patients receiving IV pantoprazole before and after of guideline establishment

From: Audit of IV pantoprazole: pattern of administration and compliance with guideline in a teaching hospital

Characteristic Pre intervention
Number (%)
Post intervention
Number (%)
P valueb
Male 85 (42.5) 118 (59.0) 0.01
Female 115 (57.5) 82 (41.0)
Age (years)
 Mean ± SDb 54.56 ± 1.273 48.09 ± 1.493  
 <20 5 (2.5) 27 (13.5) 0.01
 20–30 15 (7.5) 21 (10.5)
 30–40 26 (13) 22 (11)
 40–50 29 (14.5) 37 (18.5)
 50–60 53 (26.5) 39 (19.5)
 60–70 30 (15) 21 (10.5)
 >70 21 (10.5) 33 (16.5)
NPO 54 (27.0) 99 (49.5) 0.00
PO 146 (73.0) 101 (50.5)
History of PPI administration 59 (29.5) 37 (18.5) 0.33
History of GI disease 75 (37.0) 52 (26.5) 0.05
Death 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 1.00
  1. a SD standard deviation
  2. bCalculated with Chi square test that <0.05 was considered as statistically significant difference