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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: The effectiveness of ultrasonography in verifying the placement of a nasogastric tube in patients with low consciousness at an emergency center

Characteristics n = 47
Age (years) 57.6 ± 17.2*
Gender (male/female) 28(59.6)/19(40.4)
Nasogastric tube indications  
Poisoning 12(25.5)
Ileus 2(4.3)
Intubation 27(57.4)
Gastrointestinal bleeding 6(12.8)
GCS**  
≤8 33(70.2)
9-14 14(29.8)
  1. *Mean ± SD, SD: standard deviation.
  2. Number (%).
  3. **Glasgow coma scale.