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Table 1 The prevalence of RE in chronic liver disease patients

From: High prevalence of reflux esophagitis among upper endoscopies in Chinese patients with chronic liver diseases

GERD# Liver cirrhosis (n = 879) Chronis hepatitis (n = 401)
  Child A Child B Child C Mild Medium Liver failure
  n = 166 n = 324 n = 389 n = 97 n = 201 n = 103
A 24 44 34 5 19 11
B 13 59 69 1 3 15*
C 9 35* 65** 0 1 17**
D 0 5** 21** 0 0 19**
Total 46(27.7%) 143(44.1%) 189(48.6%)* 6(6.2%) 23(11.4%) 62(60.2%)**
  1. Compared with Child A, mild, or moderate hepatitis: *χ2 = 5.76~9.38, P < 0.05,
  2. **χ2 = 10.6~20.33, P < 0.001. #The grade of A, B, C, and D of RE was classified by endoscopy according to Los Angeles classification standards.