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Table 2 Covariates associated with H. pylori infection in HIV-positive patients

From: Low prevalence of H. pylori Infection in HIV-Positive Patients in the Northeast of Brazil

Variables H. pylori+ N (%) Total p-value
Gender    
   Female 17 (39.5) 43 0.68
   Male 25 (35.7) 70  
CD4 count    
   ≤200 17 (28.8) 59 0.06
   >200 25 (46.3) 54  
Viral load    
   <100.103 30 (42.8) 71 0.11
   ≥100. 103 12 (27.9) 42  
Antibiotics    
   No 23 (44.2) 52 0.15
   Yes 19 (31.1) 61  
Use of H2-blocker    
   No 31 (38.3) 76 0.25
   Yes 11 (16.6) 37  
Antifungic therapy    
   No 36 (40.5) 87 0.09
   Yes 6 (29.7) 26  
Antiretroviral therapy HAART    
   No 12 (38.3) 42 0.15
   Yes 30 (16.6) 71