Table 5

Past history of diseases and risk of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux
Variables Cases Controls Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted ORa 95% CI
Diabetes Mellitus
No 122 7134 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Yes 28 766 2.1 (1.4-3.2) 2.2 (1.4-3.5)
Hypertension
No 84 5067 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Yes 66 2831 1.4 (1.0-1.9) 1.4 (1.0-2.1)
Gastritis
No 85 7240 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Yes 65 655 8.5 (6.1-11.8) 8.2 (5.8-11.5)
Peptic ulcer
No 134 7719 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Yes 16 181 5.1 (3.0-8.7) 3.3 (1.8-6.1)
Serum TG
<1.81mmol/L 131 7378 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
≥1.81mmol/L 19 523 2.0 (1.3-3.3) 2.0 (1.2-3.4)

OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

aORs were mutually adjusted for variables listed in the table, as well as age, sex, waist-to-hip ratio, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and tea drinking.

Chen et al.

Chen et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:161   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-161

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