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Table 2 Characteristics of Patients

From: Endoscopic severe mucosal atrophy indicates the presence of gastric cancer after Helicobacter pylori eradication -analysis based on the Kyoto classification

  Gastric cancer (+) Gastric cancer (−) P value
Number 43 119
Sex (F/M) 5/38 47/72 0.0006a
Age (years old, median, range) 72 (58–87) 69 (58–86) 0.0305b
Duration after HP eradication (months, mean ± SEM) 66.88 ± 7.170 73.79 ± 5.221 n.s.b
Brinkman Index (mean ± SEM)c 405.4 ± 89.33 264.2 ± 34.88 n.s.b
  1. aFisher’s exact test, bMann-Whitney U test
  2. cThe smoking history was not provided by one subject in the gastric cancer (+) group and two subjects in the gastric cancer (−) group