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Table 4 Relationships between the prevalence of H. pylori infection and risk factors

From: Assessment of prevalence and risk factors of helicobacter pylori infection in an oilfield Community in Hebei, China

 Hp positiveHp negative  
n(%)n(%)TotalP
Sex
 Male125952.6113347.423920.5974
 Female124751.9115748.12404 
Marriage status
 Married219052.9195047.141400.0243
 Single31648.234051.8656 
Education level
 Primary school16254.213445.82960.0128
 Middle/high school87155.370444.71575 
 University/above129250.4127249.62564 
 No data18150.118049.9361 
Source of drinking water
 Piped water113553.997246.121070.0433
 Barreled water136850.9131849.12686 
Frequency of eating garlic
 Never/seldom197451.5186148.538350.0310
 Often/everyday53255.442944.6961 
Alcohol drinking
 Yes83254.768945.315210.0207
 No167451.1160148.93275 
Cigarette smoking
 Yes56553.649046.410550.3375
 No194151.9180048.13741 
Route of transmission
 Unclear235152.7210647.344570.0125
 Clear15445.718354.3337 
H. pylori-related diseases
 Unclear236252.7212247.344840.0257
 Clear14446.216853.8312