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Table 1 Patient Demographicsa

From: Opportunities for successful de-escalation of proton pump inhibitors at a federally qualified health center

Characteristics N = 36
Median Age yrs. (IQR) 59 (42, 65)
Sex (female) 25 (69)
Insurer
 Medicare 6 (17)
 Medicaid 21 (58)
 Medicare/Medicaid 5 (72)
 Commercial 4 (11)
Current PPI
 Omeprazole 28 (78)
 Pantoprazole 5 (14)
 Esomeprazole 1 (3)
 Lansoprazole 2 (6)
Dose level
 Low 0 (0)
 Standard 22 (61)
 High 14 (39)
Median length of PPI use, days (IQR) 1160 (367, 1671)
Median medications (IQR) 17 (11, 32)
Median co-morbidities (IQR) 20 (13, 27)
Selected Co-morbidities
 Nutrient deficiencies 8 (22)
 Tobacco dependence 11 (31)
 Obesity 14 (39)
 Mental Health 24 (67)
Indications
 GERD or heartburn diagnosis 18 (50)
 No indication found 12 (33)
  1. aData are n (%) unless otherwise indicated. IQR Interquartile Range