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Table 3 Predictors of the likelihood of low-grade EE vs absent EE

From: Prevalence of esophageal eosinophilia in patients referred for diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Predictor Univariate Multivariate
P value COR 95% CI P value OR 95% CI
Age (years) 0.002    0.019   
 < 46 years   R R   R R
 ≥ 46 years   5.2 1.8–14.7   4.4 1.3–15
Cardia 0.001    0.007   
 Competent   R R   R R
 Incompetent   8.2 2.5–27.2   5.8 1.6–20.9
Dysphagia 0.034    0.033   
 Absent   R R   R R
 Present   3.2 1.1–9.4   4.3 1.1–16.6
Hypertension 0.023    0.203   
 Absent   R R   R R
 Present   4.9 1.2–19.6   2.7 0.583–12.6
  1. R = reference category, COR = crude odds ratio, OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval, P value binary logistic regression