Table 2.

Symptoms by diagnosis and familiality, n (%)

Barrett's esophagus (n = 276)
Adenocarcinoma of esophagus and gastroesophageal junction (n = 137)
Familial (n = 17)Nonfamilial (n = 259)PFamilial (n = 13)Nonfamilial (n = 124)P
Heartburn (yes/no)
    Present14 (82.4%)191 (73.7%)0.5738 (61.5%)78 (62.9%)0.923
    More than 10 years12 (80.0%)138 (70.0%)0.5616 (75.0%)53 (67.1%)0.999
    Moderate/severe12 (80.0%)143 (71.9%)0.7655 (62.5%)56 (73.7%)0.678
Acid regurgitation (yes/no)
    Present12 (70.6%)177 (68.3%)0.8479 (69.2%)76 (61.8%)0.766
    More than 10 years9 (69.2%)107 (56.6%)0.5645 (55.6%)24 (30.8%)0.153
    Moderate/severe12 (92.3%)144 (77.4%)0.3066 (66.7%)55 (72.4%)0.708
Dysphagia (yes/no)
    Present8 (50.0%)89 (34.4%)0.2049 (69.2%)78 (63.4%)0.770
    More than 10 years3 (37.5%)23 (25.3%)0.4298 (9.8%)0.999
    Moderate/severe4 (50.0%)66 (72.5%)0.2288 (88.9%)68 (86.1%)0.999
  • NOTE: χ2 tests or t tests for differences by familial status.