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Table 3 Regression analysis for association of decreased BMD with different variables

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

Variables Simple logistic regression
OR (95% CI)
p value multiple stepwise logistic regression
OR (95% CI)
p value
Sex 0.71(0.53–0.94) 0.023*   
Age 1.09(1.07-1.10) < 0.001* 1.09(1.08-1.11) < 0.001*
BMI 0.95(0.91-0.99) 0.006* 0.91(0.87-0.95) < 0.001*
Waist circumference 0.99(0.98–1.00) 0.08   
Total cholesterol 1.01(1.00–1.01) 0.005*   
HDL cholesterol 1.02(1.00–1.02) 0.002*   
TG 1.00(0.99-1.001) 0.207   
LDL cholesterol 1.01(1.00–1.01) 0.021*   
Peptic ulcer 1.37(1.03–1.82) 0.032*   
GERD 0.95(0.68-1.32) 0.74   
H. pylori infection 1.30(0.98–1.71) 0.071   
  1. *Indicates a significant difference, p < 0.05
  2. 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