Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 6 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios of H. pylori infection status with various factors

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

  Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age (mean ± SD, years) 1.00 (0.98–1.01)
Sex
 Males 1
 Females 0.80 (0.50–1.29)
Marital status
 Non married 1
 Married 0.93 (0.57–1.53)
Education
 Below high school 1 1
 High school 1.57 (0.77–3.17) 2.17 (0.84–5.60)
 University and higher 1.49 (0.81–2.76) 2.74 (1.17–6.44)
Income
 <  660 USD 1
 ≥ 660 USD 0.80 (0.50–1.27)
Glycemia
 Normal (≤1.2 g/L) 1 1
 Above normal (> 1.2 g/L) 0.26 (0.08–0.83) 0.18 (0.03–0.89)
Vitamin D level
 Normal (≥20 nanog/L) 1 1
 Below normal (< 20 nanog/L) 24.57 (10.78–56.03) 29.14 (11.77–72.13)
Frequency of drinking milk
 None/Less than once per month 1
 1–2 times per month 2.23 (1.21–4.10)
 Once or more per week 1.40 (0.79–2.49)
Peptic Ulcer
 No 1 1
 Yes 4.20 (2.23–7.90) 3.80 (1.80–8.01)
Hepatitis C
 No 1 1
 Yes 0.19 (0.04–0.92) 0.18 (0.02–1.43)
Adenocarcinoma
 No 1 1
 Yes 3.58 (1.40–9.15) 3.99 (1.35–11.83)
  1. Bolded data are significant