Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 24th, 2008
" Individuals aged 18-65 years were enrolled through random cluster sampling in Tehran. Previously validated self-administered questionnaires were used. Of the 2500 questionnaires, 2057 were analysed (mean age: 34.8 +/- 13.0 years, 55.1% female). Frequent GERD was seen in 18.2%. Minor symptoms increased prevalence. Female gender (OR: 1.55, 95% CI: 1.01-2.41), BMI > 30 kg/m(2) (OR: 1.79, 95% CI:...
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