Prevalence, knowledge and care patterns for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in United States minority populations Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ethnic Groups
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

abstract

  • This study confirms the high prevalence of GERD symptoms in the US and introduces Hispanics as the ethnicity with the highest prevalence rate. Asians in the US have higher rates of symptoms than in the Far East. These data demonstrate a need for culturally appropriate education about GERD symptoms and treatment.

publication date

  • September 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2010.04396.x

PubMed ID

  • 20629972

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 645

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 32

number

  • 5