Table 2

Patient characteristics per feature

Anaemia
(n=1268)
Rectal bleeding
(n=13 067)
Dysphagia
(n=8197)
Breast lump
(n=16 118)
Haematuria
(n=6529)
Post-menopausal bleeding
(n=3536)
Total (n=48 715)
N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
Age
 18 to 24 years191 (2.3%)191 (0.4%)
 25 to 34 years404 (4.9%)1825 (11.3%)2229 (4.6%)
 35 to 44 years733 (8.9%)4798 (29.8%)5531 (11.4%)
 45 to 54 years2355 (18.0%)1308 (16.0%)5072 (31.5%)1107 (17.0%)1010 (28.6%)10 852 (22.3%)
 55 to 64 years103 (8.1%)3815 (29.2%)1521 (18.6%)1883 (11.7%)1305 (20.0%)1463 (41.4%)10 090 (20.7%)
 65 to 74 years350 (27.6%)3509 (26.9%)1660 (20.3%)1432 (8.9%)1826 (28.0%)658 (18.6%)9435 (19.4%)
 75 to 84 years481 (37.9%)2468 (18.9%)1513 (18.5%)791 (4.9%)1629 (25.0%)313 (8.9%)7195 (14.8%)
 85 or older334 (26.3%)920 (7.0%)867 (10.6%)317 (2.0%)662 (10.1%)92 (2.6%)3192(6.6%)
Gender (female)709 (55.9%)6547 (50.1%)4519 (55.1%)16 118 (100%)2223 (34.1%)3536 (100%)33 652 (69.1%)
IMD
 1 (least deprived)249 (19.6)3475 (26.6%)1864 (22.7%)4368 (27.1%)1715 (26.3%)1001 (28.3%)12 672 (26.0%)
 2276 (21.8%)2996 (22.9%)1727 (21.1%)3491 (21.7%)1548 (23.7%)795 (22.5%)10 833 (22.2%)
 3277 (21.9%)2733 (20.9%)1786 (21.8%)3284 (20.4%)1390 (21.3%)718 (20.3%)10 188 (20.9%)
 4272 (21.5%)2193 (16.8%)1524 (18.6%)2737 (17.0%)1086 (16.6%)529 (15.0%)8341 (17.1%)
 5 (most deprived)192 (15.1%)1664 (12.7%)1294 (15.8%)2232 (13.9%)789 (12.1%)492 (13.9%)6663 (13.7%)
Ethnicity
 White796 (62.8%)6392 (48.9%)3980 (48.6%)10 535 (65.4%)4130 (63.3%)2249 (63.6%)28 082 (57.7%)
 Black13 (1.0%)116 (0.9%)54 (0.7%)254 (1.6%)58 (0.9%)61 (1.7%)556 (1.1%)
 Asian31 (2.4%)222 (1.7%)182 (2.2%)364 (2.3%)93 (1.4%)95 (2.7%)987 (2.0%)
 Mixed3 (0.2%)28 (0.2%)24 (0.3%)112 (0.7%)14 (0.2%)12 (0.3%)193 (0.4%)
 Other12 (1.0%)78 (0.6%)58 (0.7%)184 (1.1%)38 (0.6%)43 (1.2%)413 (0.9%)
Comorbidities
 076 (6.0%)2164 (16.6%)1355 (16.5%)4668 (29.0%)927 (14.2%)588 (16.6%)9778 (20.1%)
 1175 (13.8%)2991 (22.9%)1690 (20.6%)4174 (25.9%)1332 (20.4%)923 (26.1%)11 285 (23.2%)
 2258 (20.4%)2965 (22.7%)1765 (21.5%)3598 (22.3%)1479 (22.7%)808 (22.9%)10 873 (22.3%)
 3265 (20.9%)2220 (17.0%)1364 (16.6%)2170 (13.5%)1249 (19.1%)629 (17.8%)7897 (16.2%)
 ≥4494 (39.0%)2727 (20.9%)2023 (24.7%)1508 (9.4%)1542 (23.6%)588 (16.6%)8882 (18.2%)
  • This table was created by the authors.

  • IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation.