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Table 2 A comparison of the general characteristics of acute drug poisoned patients between alcohol and non-alcohol group

From: Blood alcohol concentration and self-reported alcohol ingestion in acute poisoned patients who visited an emergency department

  Non-alcohol group Alcohol group p-value
  (n = 88) (n = 167)  
Sex (n, %)    
 Male 26 (26.8) 71 (73.2) 0.043
 Female 62 (39.2) 96 (60.8)  
Age (years) * 36 (27–51) 41 (31–50) 0.119
 15-24 (n, %) 19 (21.6) 20 (12.0) 0.035
 25-34 (n, %) 22 (25.0) 30 (18.0)  
 35-44 (n, %) 19 (21.6) 57 (34.1)  
 45-54 (n. %) 12 (13.6) 30 (18.0)  
 55-64 (n, %) 4 (4.6) 16 (9.6)  
 ≥65 (n, %) 12 (13.6) 14 (8.4)  
Elapsed time after exposure (hour) * 2.0 (0.7 – 3.2) 1.3 (0.5 – 2.5) 0.219
Suicide attempt (n, %) 75 (85.2) 152 (91.0) 0.160
  1. * Median value with interquartile range, statistical analyses were performed by Mann–Whitney U test.