Table 2

Cost of dyspepsia to the health service in a primary care note review of 5056 individuals, 1992–1994

VariableNo of individuals (%)Total cost over 2 years (£)Cost per person per year (£)
GP, general practitioner.
*H2 receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors.
GP visits763 (15)35 2003.48
Medication*708 (14)51 0005.04
Endoscopy154 (3)27 6002.73