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Table 5 Percent distribution of history of digestive diseases gastric neoplasms among participants

From: Dietary habits and Helicobacter pylori infection: a cross sectional study at a Lebanese hospital

  Overall n = 294 H. pylori (−) n = 140 H. pylori (+) n = 154 p-value
Gastroenteritis
 No 260 (88.4) 129 (49.6) 131 (50.4) 0.116
 Yes 34 (11.6) 12 (35.3) 22 (64.7)  
Peptic Ulcer
 No 228 (77.6) 126 (55.3) 102 (44.7) < 0.001
 Yes 66 (22.4) 15 (22.7) 51 (77.3)  
Esophagitis
 No 278 (94.6) 130 (46.8) 148 (53.2) 0.087
 Yes 16 (5.4) 11 (68.8) 5 (31.3)  
Hepatitis C
 No 283 (96.3) 132 (46.6) 151 (53.4) 0.022
 Yes 11 (3.7) 9 (81.8) 2 (18.2)  
Adenocarcinoma
 No 267 (90.8) 135 (50.6) 132 (49.4) 0.005
 Yes 27 (9.2) 6 (22.2) 21 (77.8)  
Gastric MALT lymphoma
 No 281 (95.6) 136 (48.4) 145 (51.6) 0.483
 Yes 13 (4.4) 5 (38.5) 8 (61.5)  
Stage of Gastric Cancer
 Early 20 (6.8) 7 (35.0) 13 (65.0) 0.456*
 Advanced 16 (5.4) 3 (18.8) 13 (81.3)  
Lymph node metastasis
 No 24 (8.2) 8 (33.3) 16 (66.7) 0.711*
 Yes 13 (4.4) 3 (23.1) 10 (76.9)  
  1. *p-value of Fischer Exact test
  2. Bolded data are significant