Table 1: Demographic data and endoscopic appearances of the two patient groups.

EAL-10 ( )EAL-14 ( )

Characteristics
 Age (year) (mean SD)
 Gender (male/female)44/5645/55
 Smoking 9 (9%)6 (6%)
 Alcohol consumption8 (8%)13 (13%)
 Previous history of peptic ulcer21 (21%)29 (29%)
Endoscopic findings
 Gastric ulcer36 (36%)35 (35%)
 Duodenal ulcer 18 (18%)20 (20%)
 Gastric and duodenal ulcer 11 (11%)14 (14%)
 Unspecified (include gastritis)35 (35%)31 (31%)