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Table 2 Relation between typical reflux symptoms and Child grades, ascites grades, and grades of GERD

From: Prevalence and risk factors of endoscopically confirmed gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with liver cirrhosis

Patients Typical reflux symptoms P value
No (58) Yes (42)
Child grade A (n = 36) 16 (44.4%) 20 (55.6%) 0.037
Child grade B (n = 41) 24 (58.5%) 17 (41.5%)
Child grade C (n =23) 18 (78.3%) 5 (21.7%)
Ascites (n = 62) 0.064
 No ascites (n =38) 18 (47.4%) 20 (52.6%)
 Mild (n =29) 16 (55.2%) 13 (44.8%)
 Moderate (n =22) 14 (63.6%) 8 (36.4%)
 Marked (n =11) 10 (90.9%) 1 (9.1%)
Endoscopic GERD (n = 83) 0.072
 No GERD (n =17) 10 (58.8%) 7 (41.2%)
 Grade A (n =24) 12 (50%) 12 (50%)
 Grade B (n =29) 14 (48.3%) 15 (51.7%)
 Grade C (n =23) 19 (82.6%) 4 (17.4%)
 Grade D (n =7) 3 (42.9%) 4 (57.1%)