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Table 2 Comparison of frequency of PG levels in non-GC and GC groups

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

Variables Non-GC group (%) GC group (%)
Number of subjects 142 82
PG I (μg/L)   
≤30 2 (1.4) 27 (32.9)
≤40 2 (1.4) 33 (40.2)
≤50 9 (6.3) 43 (52.4)
≤60 19 (13.4) 47 (57.3)
≤70 25 (17.6) 56 (68.2)
≤80 33 (23.2) 61 (74.3)
≤90 41 (28.9) 67 (81.7)
>90 101 (71.1) 15 (18.3)
PG I/II radio   
≤3 2 (1.4) 21 (25.6)
≤4 7 (5.0) 31 (37.8)
≤5 18 (12.7) 43 (52.4)
≤6 25 (17.6) 53 (64.6)
≤7 33 (23.2) 56 (68.3)
≤8 38 (26.8) 61 (74.4)
≤9 49 (34.5) 65 (80.4)
>9 91(64.1) 4 (4.7)
  1. Non-GC group included 55 of non-atrophic gastritis, 20 of atrophic gastritis, 36 of gastric ulcer, 31 of duodenal ulcer. GC group included 13 of early gastric cancer, 69 of advanced gastric cancer.