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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and bone mineral density: a retrospective cross-sectional study

  Participants
N = 867
Sex
 Female n, % 299(34.5%)
 Male n, % 568(65.5%)
Age (years old) 55.9 ± 11.3
BMI(Kg/m2) 24.9 ± 3.6
Waist circumference(cm) 85.1 ± 10.4
Total cholesterol(mg/dl) 195.7 ± 35.7
HDL cholesterol(mg/dl) 56.5 ± 15.6
Triglyceride(mg/dl) 131.9 ± 84.7
LDL cholesterol(mg/dl) 113.4 ± 32.4
Decreased BMD, n % 556(64.1%)
Peptic ulcer n, % 351(40.5%)
GERD n, % 187(21.6%)
H. pylori infection n, % 381(43.9%)
  1. BMI body mass index, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, BMD bone mineral density, GERD gastro-esophageal reflux disease, H. pylori Helicobacter pylori