Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 22nd, 2010
"We sought to determine among a national dataset if individuals with certain medical comorbidities are at increased risk for gastrointestinal ulcer disease, while controlling for relevant confounders. The overall prevalence of GI ulcer is 8.4%. A significant increased risk of ulcer history is associated with older age (OR 1.67), African-Americans (OR 1.20) current (OR 1.99) and former (OR 1.55) tobacco use,...
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