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Table 3 Work productivity score (WPAI-GERD) for the last seven days in all patients and in patients with normal or reduced productivity [mean (SD)]

From: Impact of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease on work productivity despite therapy with proton pump inhibitors in Germany

Component Working patients No reduced productivity Reduced productivity P value
(time frame: last seven days) total (WPS) (WPS)  
  N = 249 N = 97 N = 152  
Hours absent from work because of reflux symptoms 0.63 (3.75) 0.0 0.65 (3.29) n/a
Percentage reduced productivity at work 17.6 (21.3) 0.0 28.9 (20.4) n/a
Work productivity score (WPS) 18.5 (22.5) 0.0 30.3 (21.8) n/a