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Table 2 Comparing the characteristics between men and women before the initial treatment

From: Gender effect on clinical features of achalasia: a prospective study

Variable Women (n = 103, 48.4%) Men (n = 110, 51.6%) P Value
Age (SD) (min-max) 39.3 (14.5) (16–77 y) 37.7 (14.1) (14–75 y) NS* (0.4)
Mean symptom duration (min-max) (Years) 4.8 (0.5–28) 4.6 (0.4–30) NS (0.9)
Mean weight loss (Kg) (SD) 3.2 (4) 3.2 (4.9) NS (0.7)
  1. NS: Not Significant