Table 1 Demographics of patients and indication for the procedure
ParametersFICE group (n = 368)Control group (n = 396)
Patients
    Mean age, years (SD)63.7 (10.5)64.8 (9.31)
    Sex ratio, % male54.2%55.6%
Indications
    Screening, n (%)210 (57.1%)199 (50.3%)
    Bleeding/anaemia, n (%)52 (14.1%)61 (15.3%)
    Pain, n (%)49 (13.3%)65 (16.4%)
    Diarrhoea, n (%)17 (4.6%)27 (6.8%)
    Other n (%)40 (10.9%)44 (11.1%)
  • FICE, Fujinon intelligent colour enhancement.