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Table 3 Detection rate of Barrett's oesophagus over a 20-year period at a single UK hospital.

From: Barrett's oesophagus and adenocarcinoma

Period Total no of endoscopies No of new CLO cases New CLO as a % of total endoscopies
   Total Male Female  
1/1/77–31/12/81 6500 12 6 6 0.2
1/1/82–31/12/86 10909 100 65 35 0.9
1/1/87–31/12/91 10812 129 84 45 1.2
1/1/92–31/12/96 16500 257 168 99 1.6
1/1/77–31/12/96 (total) 44721 508 323 185 1.1