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Table 3 Attitudes of anesthesiologists for clear-liquid administration to an ASA 1 patient undergoing fasting for solids 8 h before a surgery

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

  Adult n (%) Children* n (%)
You use to indicate fasting for clear liquids:   
2 h before surgery 10 (5.8) 54 (33.3)
4 h before surgery 57 (33.3) 72 (44.4)
6 to 8 h before surgery 77 (45.0) 22 (13.6)
I do not mention it 27 (15.8) 14 (8.6)
  1. *Adults vs. children resulted significantly different (comparison of two independent sets of proportions; x2 = 762.8, p < 0.001)