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Table 1 Showing socio-demographic data of the study participants

From: Gastroesophageal reflux disease: prevalence and Extraesophageal manifestations among undergraduate students in South West Nigeria

 GERD   
VariablesPresentAbsent2P-ValueTotal
Age (Years)
 15–1884 (38.7)133 (61.3)5.630.06217 (33.5)
 19–22114 (29.3)275 (70.9)389 (60.1)
  ≥ 2314 (34.1)27 (65.9)41 (6.3)
Gender
 Males68 (29.1)166 (70.9)2.290.13234 (36.2)
 Females144 (34.9)269 (65.1)413 (63.8)
BMI
  ≤ 18.422 (36.1)39 (63.9)2.900.4161 (9.4)
 18.5–24.9131 (32.5)272 (67.5)403 (62.3)
 25–3038 (28.8)94 (71.2)132 (20.4)
  ≥ 3021 (41.2)30 (58.8)51 (7.9)
 Total212 (32.8%435 (67.2)  647 (100%)
Waist circumference /gender
 Female
  Normal WC109 (36.2)192 (63.8)4.320.23301 (46.5)
  Risk19 (27.5)50 (72.5)69 (10.7)
  Highly risk16 (37.2)27 (62.8)43 (6.6)
 Male
  Normal WC59 (29.2)143 (70.8)2.320.51202 (31.2)
  High risk8 (28.6)20 (71.4)28 (4.3)
  Great risk1 (25.0)3 (75.0)4 (0.6)