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Table 1 Demographics of study population (n = 1133)

From: Predictors of positive esophagogastroduodenoscopy outcomes in children and adolescents: a single center experience

Characteristic No. (%)
Sex
 Male 540 (48.5)
 Female 573 (51.5)
Age (year)  
 <4 278 (24.5)
 4–9 248 (21.9)
 10–13 271 (23.9)
 ≥14 336 (29.7)
Race
 Caucasian 915 (80.8)
 African–American 132 (11.7)
 Other 86 (7.5)
Primary indications for EGDa
 Abdominal pain 622 (54.9)
 Emesis 361 (31.9)
 Nausea 258 (22.8)
 Failure to thrive/weight loss 177 (15.6)
 Allergies 153 (13.5)
 Positive celiac antibodies 146 (12.9)
 Diarrhea 142 (12.5)
 Dysphagia 133 (11.7)
 Heartburn 127 (11.2)
  1. EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  2. aPatients may have had more than one indication for EGD