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Table 2 Risk factors for PLA in cases and controls

From: Juxta-papillary duodenal diverticula are associated with pyogenic liver abscesses: a case control study

Risk factors Abscess
(Case)
(N = 66)
No abscess (Control)
(N = 66)
OR (95% CI) p value
% (N) % (N)
Traditional risk factors     
 DM 42.4 (28) 21.2 (14) 2.74 (1.27, 5.89) 0.01
 Gallstones 21.2 (14) 15.6 (10) 1.51 (0.62, 3.69) 0.37
 Bile Duct Stones 3.0 (2) 1.5 ( 1) 2.03 (0.18, 23.0) 0.56
 Cholangitis 7.6 (5) 0 (0)   NA
Study risk factor     
 JPDD 13.6 (9) 3.0 (2) 5.05 (1.05, 24.4) 0.03