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Table 2 The number of patients with SRC and NSRC who were tested for the presence of H. pylori infection

From: Rapidly declining trend of signet ring cell cancer of the stomach may parallel the infection rate of Helicobacter pylori

 Subjects in SRC
(n = 211)
Subjects in NSRC
(n = 2321)
P
Testing for H. pylori infection, n (%)
 Ab
 UBT
 Bacterial culture
 At least one
6/211 (2.8)
14/211 (6.6)
11/211 (5.2)
25/211 (11.8)
117/2321 (5.0)
545/2321 (23.5)
486/2321 (20.9)
729/2321 (31.4)
0.155
< 0.001
<  0.001
<  0.001
  1. Ab, anti-H. pylori antibody; NSRC, non-signet ring cell carcinoma; SRC, signet ring cell carcinoma; UBT, urea breath test