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Table 2 Patients with abnormal EPM findings (GERD group) as divided by gender

From: Ethnicity and gender related differences in extended intraesophageal pH monitoring parameters in infants: a retrospective study

  Males Females p value
Number of patients 101 80 NS
Mean age (months ± SD) 4.08 ± 2.16 4.28 ± 3.14 0.62
Mean reflux index % ± SD 11.47 ± 7.90 12.45 ± 9.32 0.44
Mean number of reflux episodes ± SD 102.59 ± 61.5 107.55 ± 91.81 0.66
Mean number of reflux episodes >5 minutes 3.34 ± 2.75 4.03 ± 4.59 0.21
  1. SD: standard deviation