Table 2

Indications for endoscopy; values are number (%)

SymptomsAll childrenTreatment group
Failure to thrive +/− diarrhoea58 (31)4 (18)
Abdominal pain51 (27)11 (50)
Oesophageal symptoms20 (11)4 (18)
Haematemesis13 (7)0 (0)
Inflammatory bowel disease24 (13)2 (9)
Liver disease/varices11 (6)0 (0)
Other10 (5)1 (5)
Total18722