Cristina Moreno-Elola-Olaso

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AIM To measure the prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms and to identify associated factors in a representative sample of the Spanish population. METHODS A telephone survey of 2500 subjects was performed using a validated questionnaire. The association of gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms (defined as the presence of heartburn or acid(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Excess weight is a risk factor of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms (GERS) in population-based studies but it is unknown to what extent short-term weight gain (occurring in months) is associated with the development of GERS. Our aim is to examine the association of weight gain with GERS. METHODS A phone interview was conducted with 2,500(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the frequency of medical consultation for gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms (GORS) and to ascertain reasons for consultation and associated factors. METHODS Telephone survey of 2,500 persons using a validated questionnaire. Data were analyzed using multiple logistic regression, in which the dependent variable was consultation for(More)
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