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Table. 4.

Baseline Characteristics Comparison by Barium Esophagogram Diagnoses

Characteristics Achalasia group (n = 4) Non-achalasia group (n = 32) P-value
Age (yr) 42.8 (24.7) 48.2 (11.5) 0.446
Male 75.0 31.2 0.244
BMI (kg/m2) 20.9 (3.6) 20.8 (2.1) 0.974
IDQ score 7.0 (10.0, 13.8) 0.0 (0.0, 4.8) 0.005
GERDQ score 6.0 (6.0, 8.3) 7.5 (6.0, 9.0) 0.327
Dysphagia 100.0 9.3 <0.001
Persistent dysphagia 100.0 0.0 <0.001
Endoscopy
Esophagitis 0.0 9.3 0.390
Vascular obstruction 25.0 0.0 0.031

BMI, body mass index; IDQ score, impaction dysphagia question score; GERDQ score, gastroesophageal reflux disease questionnaire score.

Values are presented as mean (SD), %, or median (interquartile range [IQR]).

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