Prevalence , Perceptions and Profile of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in a Rural Population of North Bihar

@inproceedings{Kumar2014PrevalenceP,
  title={Prevalence , Perceptions and Profile of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in a Rural Population of North Bihar},
  author={Sanjeev Kumar and Sidharuda Shivalli},
  year={2014}
}
Background: The prevalence of gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) in India ranges from 8-20% according to recently conducted studies based on different case definitions and study methodology. Reports of its association with risk factors are inconsistent between studies. There are lack population based studies to know about the epidemiology of this disease. This study was therefore done to assess the prevalence, symptom profile and perceived precipitating factors of GERD in a rural… CONTINUE READING

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