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Table 2 Results of individual questions of the Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux Questionnaire Revised (I-GERQ-R) by age.

From: Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in infants in a rural population: longitudinal data over the first six months

Question One-month Two-month Four-month Six-month
Regurgitation frequency* 1.12(0.09) 1.19(0.09) 1.24(0.09) 0.93(0.08)
Regurgitation volume 1.35(0.07) 1.24(0.07) 1.34(0.07) 1.08(0.08)
Regurgitation discomfort 1.05(0.11) 0.90(0.10) 0.72(0.09) 0.54(0.08)
Refuse feed when hungry 0.24(0.05) 0.21(0.05) 0.28(0.07) 0.24(0.05)
Stop feed when hungry 0.66(0.08) 0.52(0.08) 0.50(0.07) 0.45(0.07)
Cry during/after feed 1.27(0.12) 0.90(0.10) 0.57(0.07) 0.45(0.06)
Cry greater than usual 1.21(0.11) 0.90(0.09) 0.87(0.09) 0.85(0.09)
Cry duration* 0.93(0.09) 0.77(0.08) 0.60(0.07) 0.55(0.06)
Hiccups 2.68(0.08) 2.33(0.10) 1.57(0.10) 1.25(0.08)
Arching 1.13(0.10) 0.86(0.10) 0.72(0.08) 0.57(0.08)
Apnea (awake/struggle)† 0.12(0.05) 0.14(0.05) 0(0) 0.02(0.02)
Turned blue† 0(0) 0.02(0.02) 0(0) 0(0)
Overall severity§ 1.37(0.11) 1.23(0.11) 1.18(0.10) 0.88(0.09)
  1. Scores for each question ranged from 0 to 4 except where indicated.
  2. * Score for question ranged from 0 to 3.
  3. † Score for question ranged from 0 to 2.
  4. §Question asked as part of I-GERQ-R, but score not incorporated into I-GERQ-R score.
  5. Mean score (Standard deviation)