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Table 2 Characteristics of study subjects stratified by the sensation of postprandial fullness.

From: Postprandial fullness correlates with rapid inflow of gastric content into duodenum but not with chronic gastritis

  Postprandial fullness    
  Total (n = 253) (+) (-)    
  n (%) n (%) n (%) OR (95% CI) χ2 P -value
Age (years)       
<39 13 (5.1) 4 (5.4) 9 (5.0) reference   
40-44 67 (26.5) 15 (20.3) 52 (29.1) 0.649 (0.175-2.406)   
45-49 58 (22.9) 20 (27.0) 38 (21.2) 1.184 (0.324-4.329)   
50-54 67 (26.5) 24 (32.4) 43 (24.0) 1.256 (0.349-4.514)   
55-59 30 (11.9) 8 (10.8) 22 (12.3) 0.818 (0.196-3.416)   
60< 18 (7.1) 3 (4.1) 15 (8.4) 0.450 (0.081-2.488) 5.178 0.395†
Chronic gastritis
(+) 72 (28.5) 21 (28.4) 51 (28.5) reference   
(-) 181 (71.5) 53 (71.6) 128 (71.5) 1.006 (0.552-1.833) 0.001 0.973† †
Gastric barium excretion
V 136 (53.8) 30 (40.5) 106 (59.2) reference   
V-H 40 (15.8) 9 (12.2) 31 (17.3) 1.026 (0.440-2.390)   
H-V 21 (8.3) 8 (10.8) 13 (7.3) 2.174 (0.825-5.733)   
H 56 (22.1) 27 (36.5) 29 (16.2) 3.290 (1.696-6.381) 14.806 0.002†
  1. † χ2 test.
  2. † † Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test adjusted for age.