Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Upper Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury and Symptoms in Elderly Low-Dose Aspirin Users

Table 1

Characteristics of subjects with mucosal injury in individual organs.

Esophageal mucosal injuryGastric mucosal injuryDuodenal mucosal injuryMucosal injury in 2 or more organs
LDA users
( = 28)
Nonusers
( = 276)
LDA users
( = 101)
Nonusers
( = 792)
LDA users
( = 9)
Nonusers
( = 99)
LDA users
( = 23)
Nonusers
( = 150)

Age (year)72.2 ± 5.471.3 ± 5.372.1 ± 5.271.3 ± 5.071.9 ± 5.271.2 ± 5.271.4 ± 5.171.4 ± 5.2
Gender (M/F)
(%)
18/10
(64.3/35.7)
180/96
(65.2/34.8)
79/22
(78.2/21.8)***
438/354
(55.3/44.7)***
6/3
(66.7/33.3)
76/23
(76.8/23.2)
17/6
(73.9/26.1)
98/52
(65.3/34.7)
BMI (kg/m2)23.1 ± 3.223.5 ± 4.023.6 ± 3.1**22.6 ± 3.5**24.3 ± 2.423.0 ± 3.023.3 ± 3.124.5 ± 3.3

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Among subjects with gastric mucosal injury, a higher proportion of men to women was evident among LDA users compared with nonusers. Data represent mean ± SD. BMI = body mass index.