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Table. 1.

Baseline Characteristics of the Study Population

Characteristics Total (N = 42)
Age (yr) 51.6 ± 15.1
Male/female 33/9 (78.6/21.4)
Alcohol 16 (38.1)
Smoking 8 (19.0)
Allergic disease
Allergic rhinitis 4 (9.5)
Allergic dermatitis 3 (7.1)
Asthma 3 (7.1)
Food allergy 2 (4.8)
Season to diagnose EoE
Spring/summer/autumn/winter 11 (26.2)/23 (54.8)/12 (28.6)/6 (14.3)
Esophageal symptom
Dysphagia 16 (38.1)
Heartburn 9 (21.4)
Pain 6 (14.3)
Globus 1 (2.4)
Food impaction 2 (4.8)
None 15 (35.7)
EREFS
Edema
Grade 0 (absent)/1 (present) 24 (57.1)/18 (42.9)
Rings 24 (57.1)/15 (35.7)/3 (7.1)/0 (0.0)
Grade 0 (none)/1 (mild)/2 (moderate)/3 (severe) (57.1/35.7/15/7.1/0)
Exudates
Grade 0 (none)/1 (mild)/2 (severe) 36 (85.7)/1 (2.4)/5 (11.9)
Furrows
Grade 0 (absent)/1 (present) 18/24 (42.9/57.1)
Stricture
Grade 0 (absent)/1 (present) 38 (90.5)/4 (9.5)
Reflux esophagitis 4 (9.5)

EoE, eosinophilic esophagitis; EREFS, endoscopic reference score system.

Data are presented as mean ± SD or n (%).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2021;27:71~77 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm20069
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