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Table 1 Serum PG I and II levels in various gastric disorders (n = 282)

From: The value of serum pepsinogen levels for the diagnosis of gastric diseases in Chinese Han people in midsouth China

Group N PG I (μg/L) PG II (μg/L) PG I/PG II
Healthy controls 34 118.39 ± 47.80 12.39 ± 5.90 11.74 ± 6.23
Non-atrophic gastritis 55 112.46 ± 51.71 12.57 ± 5.98 10.63 ± 5.74
Atrophic gastritis 20 93.63 ± 49.34 10.85 ± 4.58 11.07 ± 5.78
Early gastric cancer 13 71.48 ± 28.78 14.22 ± 4.90 5.19 ± 1.70‡†
Advanced gastric cancer 69 53.39 ± 34.03‡† 12.29 ± 5.63 4.88 ± 3.76‡†
 Gastric ulcer 36 147.58 ± 57.81▲† 15.60 ± 13.42 14.47 ± 13.02
 Duodenal ulcer 31 217.43 ± 51.12‡† 21.90 ± 19.45▲† 18.57 ± 16.63▲†
Gastrectomy 23 40.70 ± 15.38‡* 8.52 ± 4.52 4.43 ± 2.38
Recurrence after gastrectomy 1 289.32 65.89 4.39
  1. Data were shown as mean ± SD.
  2. p < 0.005, p < 0.05 vs. Healthy controls; p < 0.005, p < 0.05 vs. NAG; *p < 0.05 vs. CAG.