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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics in Mexican patients with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcers, and gastric cancer

From: The EPIYA-ABCC motif pattern in CagA of Helicobacter pyloriis associated with peptic ulcer and gastric cancer in Mexican population

  Diagnosis  
  Chronic gastritis
n = 402
Peptic ulcer
n = 77
Gastric cancer
n = 20
p value
Age (mean ± SD) 47.4 ± 16.7 52.8 ± 16.5 58.7 ± 16) 0.0009
Gender n (%)
 Male 155 (38.6) 33 (42.9) 9 (45) 0.682
 Female 247 (61.4) 44 (57.1) 11 (55)
Smoking habit n (%)
 No 239 (59.5) 36 (41.8) 10 (50) 0.096
 Current smoker or former smoker 163 (40.5) 41 (53.2) 10 (50)
Alcohol consumption n (%)
 No 100 (24.9) 22 (28.6) 6 (30) 0.716
 Consumes or consumed 302 (75.1) 55 (71.4) 14 (70)
Education [median (ranges), years] 12 (6–17) 12 (6–17) 6 (0–7.5) 0.0001
  1. †ANOVA test; Kruskal-Wallis test; χ2 test.