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Table 1 Clinical characteristics from 6 months prior to baseline to baseline visit

From: Cost and burden of gastroesophageal reflux disease among patients with persistent symptoms despite proton pump inhibitor therapy: an observational study in France

Variable n=262 (%)
Gastrointestinal history  
 Dyspeptic symptoms 141 (54)
 Hiatal hernia 103 (39)
 Reflux esophagitis 86 (33)
Endoscopic findings*  
 Hiatal hernia 84 (32)
 Reflux esophagitis 50 (19)
 Barrett’s esophagus 16 (6)
 Esophageal stricture 3 (1)
 Duodenal ulcer 2 (0.8)
 Other abnormal esophageal findings 28 (11)
  1. * 11.5% of patients underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with biopsy and 21% underwent the procedure without biopsy; an additional 44% of patients had the procedure without further details specified.