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Table 3 Comparison of patients with and without atrophy of the surrounding mucosa

From: Endoscopic features of oxyntic gland adenoma and gastric adenocarcinoma of the fundic gland type differ between patients with and without Helicobacter pylori infection: a retrospective observational study

  Atrophy group Non-atrophy group p value
n % n %
Sex      0.052
 Male 12 48.0 96 68.1  
 Female 13* 52.0 45* 31.9  
Mean age ± SD, years 69.7 ± 9.2   65.7 ± 9.1   < 0.001
No. of lesions      0.020
 1 20 80.0 134 95.0  
 2 5* 20.0 6* 4.3  
 4 0 0.0 1 0.7  
Diagnosis from the initial biopsy      1.000
 Group 1 0 0.0 7 4.7  
 Group 2 3 10.0 7 4.7  
 Group 3 1 3.3 4 2.7  
 Group 4 6 20.0 18 12.0  
 Group 5 20 66.7 114 76.0  
  1. The atrophy group comprised lesions with atrophy of the surrounding gastric mucosa. The non-atrophy group comprised lesions without atrophy of the surrounding gastric mucosa
  2. SD standard deviation
  3. *One female patient had two lesions with atrophy of the peripheral mucosa and two lesions without atrophy of the peripheral mucosa
  4. Solitary versus multiple lesions
  5. Groups 1 or 2 versus Groups 3–5