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Clinical Study

The Histological and Immunohistochemical Aspects of Bile Reflux in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Table 3

Demographic and clinical data in BRI-positive and BRI-negative GERD patients.

BRI-positive
( )
BRI-negative
( )

Gender, n (M/F)16/926/2
Age, mean (95% CI)37.96 (30.6–45.2)*29.18 (25.3–33)
BMI
 Mean (95% CI)24.2
(22.8–25.6)
24.75 (23.7–25.8)
 Elevated (>25), n (%)10 (40)12 (42.8)
Smoking, n (%)10 (40)11 (39.3)

Statistically significant differences are marked with asterisk (*).

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