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Table 3 Number and percentage of individuals with higher daily faecal blood loss

From: Faecal blood loss with aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclo-oxygenase-2 selective inhibitors: systematic review of randomized trials using autologous chromium-labelled erythrocytes

Therapy Individuals (n) Faecal blood loss (n [%])
   >5 ml/day >10 ml/day
Placebo 149 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Aspirin ≥1,800 mg/day 309 97 (31%) 31 (10.0%)
Any NSAID 469 24 (5.1%) 4 (0.9%)
  1. NSAID, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.