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Table 4 The prevalence of uninvestigated dyspepsia in relation to lifestyle and other factors of study participants in Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeastern Ethiopia, 2015 (n = 318)

From: Uninvestigated dyspepsia and associated factors of patients with gastrointestinal disorders in Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Variables Total UD = n/% χ 2 P-value
Eating spicy food Yes 269 132(49.1) 0.29 0.591
No 49 22(44.9)
Tea consumption Never 106 59(55.7) 18.23 <0.000
One cup/day 96 57(59.4)
>one cup/day 116 38(32.8)
Coffee consumption Never 114 54(47.4) 0.19 0.911
One cup/day 53 27(50.9)
>one cup/day 151 73(48.3)
Raw fruits and/or Vegetables consumption Never 78 49(62.8) 8.71 0.013
Eat at least once/day 53 22(41.5)
Eat at least once/week 187 83(44.4)
Alcohol drinking Yes 156 79(50.6) 0.60 0.438
No 162 75(46.3)
Recent drug consumption Never 187 67(35.8) 30.27 <0.000
Aspirin/NSAIDs 87 61(70.1)
Other drugs 44 26(59.1)
Blood group Group A 82 37(45.1) 6.51 0.089
Group B 89 35(39.3)
Group AB 21 12(57.1)
Group O 126 70(55.6)
H. pylori infection Yes 99 67(67.7) 21.33 <0.000
No 219 87(39.7)