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Table 1 Dyspepsia before and after successful eradication

From: Eradication of Helicobacter pylori may improve dyspepsia in the elderly for the long term

  Group N (n = 203) Group E (n = 99) P
Mean age at H. pylori eradication, years ± SD 51.4 ± 9.9 70.6 ± 4.85
Sex (men/women) 87/116 34/65 0.17
Patients with dyspepsia before eradication, n (%) 74 (36.5) 31 (31.3) 0.44
Improvement in dyspepsia after eradication, n (%) 56/74 (75.6) 20/31 (64.5) 0.34