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Table 3 Showing extra-esophageal features found among the students with GERD Nā€‰=ā€‰69

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

VariablesExtra-oesophageal featuresTotal
Present n (%)Absent n (%)N (%)
Frequent throat clearing18 (26.1)51 (73.9)69 (100.0%)
Recurrent sore throat16 (23.2)53 (76.8%)69 (100.0%)
Regurgitation of recently ingested meals15 (21.7)54 (78.3)69 (100.0%)
Chocking sensation on taking fluid14 (20.3)55 (79.7)69 (100.0%)
Sensation of lump in the throat12 (17.4)57 (82.6)69 (100.0%)
Difficulty in breathing especially in the night12 (17.4)57 (82.6)69 (100.0%)
Asthma-like symptoms12 (17.4)57 (82.6)69 (100.0%)
Nocturnal cough11 (15.9)58 (84.1)69 (100.0%)
Dysphagia7 (10.1)62 (89.9)69 (100.0%)
Chronic/recurrent cough6 (8.7)63 (91.3)69 (100.0%)