Table 2: Factors linked with presence or not of reflux esophagitis.

Reflux esophagitis
Presence ( 𝑛 = 7 3 )Absence ( 𝑛 = 1 2 1 ) 𝑃

Limited /diffuse form58/15100/210.57
Duration of the disease (years)6.9 ± 6.96.6 ± 7.60.57
Esophageal symptoms60 (82.2%)58 (47.9%)<0.001
EMDs70 (95.9%)87 (71.9%)<0.001

EMDs: esophageal motor disorders.