Figure 6 - Prevalence of GERD in adult asthmatics: GERD defined as the presence of any abnormal reflux parameter.

From the following article

Gastroesophageal reflux and asthma

Stephen J. Sontag and Susan M. Harding

GI Motility online (2006)



Three prospective studies were performed at the same institution. Taken as a whole, 90% of asthmatics have at least one of the abnormal tests that are considered as indicative of GER. These data strongly indicate that GER is highly prevalent in adult asthmatics.

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