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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients enrolled in the present study.

From: Visceral obesity and the risk of Barrett's esophagus in Japanese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Clinical characteristics Number (%)
Total number of patients 163
Patient profiles  
   Age: median; range (years) 60; 23–80
   Sex: Female (%) 80 (49.1)
   BMI: median; range 25.0; 19.2–43.6
Endoscopic results  
   Hiatal hernia (%) 41 (25.1)
   Erosive esophagitis (%)  
Total 34 (20.9)
Mild 29 (17.8)
Severe 5 (3.1)
   Endoscopic BE (%)  
Total 69 (42.3)
SSBE 67 (41.1)
LSBE 2 (1.2)
  1. BMI; body mass index, BE; Barrett's esophagus, SSBE; short-segment Barrett's esophagus, LSBE; long-segment Barrett's esophagus