Ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status as risk factors for esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus.

@article{Ford2005EthnicityGA,
  title={Ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status as risk factors for esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus.},
  author={Alexander Charles Ford and David Forman and P Dominic Reynolds and Brian T Cooper and Paul M Moayyedi},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={162 5},
  pages={454-60}
}
Barrett's esophagus is thought to be a disease occurring predominantly in White Caucasian males of higher socioeconomic status. There are no published studies simultaneously examining risk of Barrett's esophagus according to ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status within a single data set. The authors conducted a retrospective case-control analysis within a cross-sectional study to determine risk of Barrett's esophagus in relation to sociodemographic variables in a large United Kingdom… CONTINUE READING

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