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Table 2 Logistic regression showing predictors of GERD in the study population

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

VariablesGERDAdjusted OR95% C.IP-value
PresentAbsent  
Female144 (34.9)269 (65.1)1
Male68 (29.1)166 (70.9)0.770.53–1.130.19
Age
15–1884 (38.7)133 (61.3)1
19–22114 (29.3)275 (70.9)0.680.48–0.980.04
  ≥ 2314 (34.1)27 (65.9)0.910.45–1.880.81
BMI
Normal131 (32.5)272 (67.5)1
Underweight22 (36.1)39 (63.9)1.140.65–2.010.65
Overweight38 (28.8)94 (71.2)0.900.57–1.420.66
Obese21 (41.2)30 (58.8)1.670.84–3.330.15
Waist circumference/gender
Female(≥80)19 (27.5)50 (72.5)0.620.34–1.160.14
Female(≥88)16 (37.2)27 (62.8)0.860.34–1.840.69
Male(≥90–101)8 (28.6)20 (71.4)0.620.34–1.160.14
Male(≥102)1 (25.0)3 (75.0)0.860.40–1.840.69