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Table 2 Drinks considered as clear liquid

From: Attitudes of Mexican anesthesiologists to indicate preoperative fasting periods: A cross-sectional survey

  Anesthesiologists considering it as a clear liquid n (%)* CI 95 %
Clear liquids   
Clear water 233 (97.8) 95.9 to 99.7%
Industrialized clear fruit juices 83 (34.6) 24.4 to 44.8%
Black coffee 32 (13.3) 1.5 to 25.1%
Non clear liquids   
Natural fruit juices 56 (23.3) 12.2 to 34.4%
Breast milk and infant formula 12 (5.0) -7.3 to 17.3%
Milk-based jelly 10 (4.2) -8.2 to 16.6%
Concentrated industrialized juice 3 (1.3) -11.5 to 14.1%
Liquid food supplements** 2 (0.8) -11.5 to 13.1%
  1. *The proportions were computed according to anesthesiologists responding any specific topic. **e.g. Ensure®