Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Basic characteristics of the study population (n = 8892)

From: Chronic gastritis in China: a national multi-center survey

  No. of patients (%)
Age (mean ± SD) 49.4 ±13.2 (range 18 – 65)
Gender  
  Male 4336 (48.8%)
  Female 4556 (51.2%)
Primary symptoms  
  Epigastric pain 4709 (52.9%)
  Abdominal bloating 4328 (48.7%)
  Postprandial fullness 1268 (14.3%)
  Early satiety 1132 (12.7%)
Secondary symptoms  
  Belching 2439 (27.4%)
  Regurgitation 2034 (22.9%)
  Heartburn 1761 (19.8%)
  Appetite loss 1044 (11.7%)
  Nausea 924 (10.4%)
No. of primary symptoms  
  None 1161 (13.1%)
  1 4798 (53.9%)
  ≥ 2 2933 (32.9%)
No. of secondary symptoms  
  None 3393 (38.2%)
  1 3480 (39.1%)
  ≥ 2 2019 (22.7%)