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Table 3 Univariate association with outcome

From: Typical symptoms and not positive reflux-cough correlation predict cure of gastroesophageal reflux disease related chronic cough after laparoscopic fundoplication: a retrospective study

Variable Outcome P value
Cured Not cured
Age
  ≥ 60 25 (61%) 16 (39%)  
  < 60 22 (57.9%) 16 (42.1%) 0.78
Sex
 Male 25 (58.1%) 18 (41.9%)  
 Femal 22 (61.1%) 14 (38.9%) 0.789
Hypertension
 Yes 11 (55%) 9 (45%)  
 No 36 (61%) 23 (39%) 0.636
Diabetes
 Yes 3 (100%) 0 (0%)  
 No 44 (57.9%) 32 (42.1%) 0.391
Coronary heart disease
 Yes 1 (33.3%) 2 (66.7%)  
 No 46 (60.5%) 30 (39.5%) 0.733
Heartburn
 Yes 38 (64.4%) 21 (35.6%)  
 No 9 (45.0%) 11 (55.0%) 0.127
Regurgitation
 Yes 40 (64.5%) 22 (35.5%)  
 No 7 (41.2%) 10 (58.8%) 0.082
Typical symptoms
 Yes 44 (64.7%) 24 (35.3%)  
 No 3 (27.3%) 8 (72.7%) 0.044
Asthma
 Yes 17 (73.9%) 6 (26.1%)  
 No 30 (53.6%) 26 (46.4%) 0.094
Hiatal hernia
 Yes 35 (60.3%) 23 (39.7%)  
 No 12 (57.1%) 9 (42.9%) 0.798
Esophagitis
 Yes 21 (56.8%) 16 (43.2%)  
 No 26 (61.9%) 16 (38.1%) 0.642
Barrett’s esophagus
 Yes 7 (77.8%) 2 (22.2%)  
 No 40 (57.1%) 30 (42.9%) 0.409
Reflux of bile
 Yes 6 (40%) 9 (60%)  
 No 41 (64.1%) 23 (35.9%) 0.088
DeMeester scores
  ≥ 14.7 22 (55%) 18 (45%)  
  < 14.7 25 (64.1%) 14 (35.9%) 0.41
Acid exposure time
  ≥ 4.2% 22 (56.4%) 17 (43.6%)  
  < 4.2% 25 (62.5%) 15 (37.5%) 0.581
Bolus exposure time
  ≥ 1.4% 29 (53.7%) 25 (46.3%)  
  < 1.4% 18 (72%) 7 (28%) 0.123
Number of Reflux episodes (impedance)
  ≥ 73 18 (47.4%) 20 (52.6%)  
  < 73 29 (70.7%) 12 (29.3%) 0.035
SI of chronic cough
  > 50% 17 (58.6%) 12 (41.4%)  
  ≤ 50% 30 (60%) 20 (40%) 0.904
SAP of chronic cough
  > 95% 22 (56.4%) 17 (43.6%)  
  ≤ 95% 25 (62.5%) 15 (37.5%) 0.581
Reflux-cough correlation
 Positive 26 (56.5%) 20 (43.5%)  
 Negative 21 (63.6%) 12 (36.4%) 0.525
Ineffective esophageal motility
 Yes 9 (40.9%) 13 (59.1%)  
 No 36 (69.2%) 16 (30.8%) 0.023