Risk factors for Barrett's esophagus among patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: a community clinic-based case-control study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

The American journal of gastroenterology, Volume 104, Issue 4, p.834-42 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adult, Age Distribution, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Barrett Esophagus, Body Mass Index, Center-Authored Paper, Confidence Intervals, Cytokine Analysis Core Facility, Epidemiology Core Facility, Female, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Humans, Intestinal Mucosa, Male, Middle Aged, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility, Odds Ratio, Precancerous Conditions, Public Health Sciences Division, Retrospective Studies, Risk Factors, Scientific Imaging Core Facility, Sex Distribution, Shared Resources, Smoking, Specimen Processing Core Facility, Washington, Young Adult

Abstract:

Our aim was to measure the relative risks of Barrett's esophagus (BE) associated with demographic factors, measures of adiposity, and smoking among patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).