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Table. 3.

Factors Associated With Detection of Major Esophageal Motility Disorders Among Patients With Dysphagia (n = 100)

Factors Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value (LR-test)
Demographic characteristics
Gender: female vs male 0.59 (0.26, 1.35) 0.93 (0.30, 2.87) 0.904
Age group (ref. ≥ 65 yr) < 0.001
< 45 yr 1.36 (0.35, 5.27) 1.22 (0.27, 5.50)
45-65 yr 0.15 (0.05, 0.43) 0.12 (0.04, 0.40)
Coexisting symptoms
GERD 3.24 (0.86, 12.14) 2.84 (0.53, 15.05) 0.201
Chest pain/discomfort 0.90 (0.38, 2.16) 0.78 (0.25, 2.39) 0.662
Nausea/vomiting 4.55 (0.97, 21.44) 4.45 (0.72, 27.35) 0.086
Globus 0.27 (0.05, 1.56) 0.17 (0.02, 1.49) 0.098
Belching 1.84 (0.35, 9.64) 1.27 (0.19, 8.71) 0.803
Weight loss 7.00 (1.52, 32.20) 7.11 (1.05, 21.00) 0.025

LR, likelihood ratio; ref., reference group; GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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