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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 936792, 7 pages
Research Article

Lifestyle Characteristics and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Population-Based Study in Albania

1Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tirana University, Tirana, Albania
2Service of Gastro-Hepatology, Mother Theresa University Hospital Center, Rr. “Dibrës”, No. 371, Tirana, Albania
3Department of International Health, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Received 15 December 2012; Accepted 25 January 2013

Academic Editor: P. Marco Fisichella

Copyright © 2013 Lulzim Çela et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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