Table 1

Cost of dyspepsia to society in a cross sectional survey of 8473 randomly selected individuals

VariableNo of individuals (%)Total cost over 2 years (£)Cost per person per year (£)
OTC, over the counter.
OTC antacids3328 (39)30 0001.77
OTC H2 receptor antagonists 314 (4)22 8001.35
Time off work 188 (2)303 60017.92