Table 1

Age and sex distributions of the case group with Barrett’s oesophagus, oesophageal adenocarcinoma, and oesophagogastric junctional adenocarcinoma, and of the control group with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease symptoms

Cases (n=58)Controls (n=106)Crude OR*p Value†
*Crude odds ratio computed without adjusting for any other risk factors.
†From Pearson’s χ2 test.
Age (y)
    18–39 3 (5%)20 (19%)
    40–5917 (29%)45 (42%) 2.520.0006
    60–7930 (52%)39 (37%) 5.13
    >80 8 (14%) 2 (2%)26.67
Sex
    Female15 (26%)60 (57%)0.0003
    Male43 (74%)46 (43%) 3.74