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Table 3 Management of low-risk febrile neutropenia

From: Attitudes and practice patterns for maintaining relative dose intensity of chemotherapy in outpatient clinics: results of a Japanese web-based survey

   Group ML Group BC  
   (n = 185) (n = 160)  
   Number % Number % P-value
Q. Inpatient versus outpatient management      
  Outpatient 93 50 104 65 P = 0.006
  Inpatient 92 50 56 35 P = 0.006
  Total 185 100 160 100  
Q. (For those who chose outpatient management) Treatment of FN      
  Oral antibiotics only 14 15 47 45 P < 0.001
  Oral antibiotics and G-CSF 76 82 55 53 P < 0.001
  Observation 0 0 2 2 P = 0.499
  Other 3 3 0 0 P = 0.103
  Total 93 100 104 100  
Q. (For who choose inpatient management) Treatment of FN      
  Intravenous antibiotics only 9 10 5 9 P = 1
  Intravenous antibiotics and G-CSF 83 90 51 91 P = 1
  Other 0 0 0 0 P = 1
  Total 92 100 56 100  
  1. Abbreviations: FN febrile neutropenia