Risk factors for dyspepsia in a general population: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cigarette smoking and unemployment are more important than Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{WildnerChristensen2006RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for dyspepsia in a general population: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cigarette smoking and unemployment are more important than Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={Mette Wildner-Christensen and Jane M\oller Hansen and Ove Bent Schaffalitzky de Muckadell},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={149-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Dyspepsia, a common condition in the community, affects quality of life and imposes costs on both the individual and the community. Several factors including Helicobacter pylori, acetylic salicylic acid (ASA)/non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) use, low-dose ASA use, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and social status might be responsible. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional study from the inclusion (intervention group) of a general population study evaluating… CONTINUE READING
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