Table 3

The three month incidence (number per 100) in a Swedish population based study of predominant reflux symptoms (no concomitant abdominal pain; “reflux”), dyspepsia (only reflux and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) excluded) and IBS12

Incidence (%)*
%95% CI%95% CI
*Denotes newly occurring disease among those who were previously symptom free and those who had other symptoms/symptom clusters previously (but not the cluster under consideration)
†Based on one year occurrence.
CI, confidence interval.
Reflux0.05†0.00–0.250.75†0.20–1.30
Dyspepsia0.80.0–1.61.00.4–1.6
IBS0.20.0–0.60.50.0–1.0