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Table 2 Long-term follow-up of dyspepsia symptoms after successful eradication

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

  Group N (n = 40) Group E (n = 20)
Sex (men/women), n 17/23 9/11
Mean age at H. pylori eradication, years (range) 52.4 (17–64) 70.0 (65–76)
Mean period between eradication and 3rd questionnaires, months (range) 61.3 (15–124) 54.8 (12–116)
Patients who met the definition of H. pylori-associated dyspepsia, n (%) 32 (80) 12 (60)