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Table. 1.

Patient Characteristics (N = 111)

Characteristics
Age (yr) 55.0 ± 15.8
Female 77 (69.4)
Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic 65 (58.6)
Black 35 (31.5)
Asian 4 (3.6)
Hispanic 1 (0.9)
Not available 5 (4.5)
BMI (kg/m2) 28.15 ± 6.37
GerdQ 8.71 ± 3.44
RSI 19.75 ± 10.61
Indication for referral
Dysphagia 36 (32.4)
Heartburn and/or regurgitation 24 (21.6)
Laryngeal symptoms 36 (32.4)
Non-cardiac chest pain 15 (13.5)
Endoscopic findings
LA-A or LA-B esophagitis 16 (14.4)
LA-C or LA-D esophagitis 1 (0.9)
Hiatal hernia ≤ 3 cm 32 (28.8)
Hiatal hernia > 3 cm 3 (2.7)

BMI, body mass index; GerdQ, gastroesophageal reflux disease questionnaire; RSI, reflux symptom index; LA, Los Angeles classification.

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

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