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Table 3 Knowledge of CKD patients about adverse effects of NSAIDs (Alexandria Main University Hospital, Egypt, 2016)

From: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs among chronic kidney disease patients: an epidemiological study

Knowledge about adverse effects Frequency (n = 350) Percent
NSAIDs have adverse effects 34 9.7
 No 130 37.1
 Yes 186 53.2
 Do not know   
Type of adverse effects (n = 130)a
 Kidney problems   
 GIT problems 72 55.4
 Liver problems 59 45.4
 Do not know 25 19.2
 Heart problems 13 10.0
  3 2.3
  1. GIT gastrointestinal tract
  2. aNon-mutually exclusive