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Table 1 General characteristics

From: Bronchoscopist's perception of the quality of the single-use bronchoscope (Ambu aScope4™) in selected bronchoscopies: a multicenter study in 21 Spanish pulmonology services

  N % 95% CI
Indication for bronchoscopy
 Bronchial lavage or bronchial aspirate 208 69.3 63.9% 74.3%
 Bronchoalveolar lavage 125 41.7 36.2% 47.3%
 Therapeutic aspiration of secretions 30 10.0 7.1% 13.9%
 Bronchial biopsy 17 5.7 3.6% 8.9%
Route of entry for bronchoscopy
 Nasal 141 47.2 41.6% 52.8%
 Oral 102 34.1 29.0% 39.7%
 Orotracheal tube 27 9.0 6.3% 12.8%
 Tracheostomy 26 8.7 5.1% 14.6%
 VMNI mask 1 0.3 0.1% 1.9%
 Other 2 0.7 0.2% 2.4%
Bronchoscopy duration
Time in minutes, median (IQR) 9.1 (6.0–13.0)
  1. 95% CI 95% confidence interval, IQR interquartile range