Table 1

Sex distribution, age, and SIM status in patients with Barret’s oesophagus

MaleFemale
n (%)Age (y)*n (%)Age (y)*
*Values are mean (range).
n, number of patients; y, years; SIM, specialised intestinal metaplasia.
All patients138058.2 (16–98)99363.9 (16–95)
SIM present819 (59.4)60.0 (16–98)473 (47.6)66.7 (20–94)
SIM absent257 (18.6)53.9 (17–87)243 (24.5)58.0 (16–92)
SIM unknown304 (22.0)57.1 (19–90)277 (27.9)64.3 (19–95)