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Table 2 Results of gastroscopy and pathology in BE group vs control group

From: Circular stripes were more common in Barrett’s esophagus after acetic acid staining

  BE group
n = 47
Control group
n = 63
χ2 or t value P value
M value(cm), mean ± SD 1.35 ± 0.48   
C value(cm), mean ± SD 0.50 ± 0.32   
CS below the Z-line, n(%) 42 (89.36) 5 (7.94) 72.931 < 0.001
 Width of CS (cm), mean ± SD 0.73 ± 0.25 0.88 ± 0.11 -1.270a 0.211
Above the CS
 Punctate pattern, n (%) 14 (33.33) 1 (20.00) *
 Reticular pattern, n (%) 13 (30.95) 3 (60.00) *
 Villous pattern, n (%) 14 (33.33) 0 (0.00) *
Below the CS
 Punctate pattern, n (%) 19 (45.24) 2 (40.00) *
 Reticular pattern, n (%) 21 (50.00) 2 (40.00) *
 Villous pattern, n (%) 0 0 *
Without the CS 5 (10.6) 58 (92.1) 72.931 < 0.001
 Punctate pattern, n 2 (40.00) 1 (1.72) *
 Reticular pattern, n 2 (40.00) 0 (0.00) *
 Villous pattern, n 1 (20.00) 0 (0.00) *
Pathology confirmed intestinal metaplasia (IM), n (%) 23 (48.94) 3 (4.76) 29.101 < 0.001
 The region of CS, n (%) 8 (34.78) 2 (66.67) *
 Above the CS, n (%) 13 (56.52) 1 (33.33) *
 Below the CS, n (%) 2 (8.70) 0 (0.00) *
  1. *The sample size of the variable is too small to do the hypothesis testing
  2. at value from t-test