Table 2.

Characteristics of patients stratified by serologic responses to H. pylori HspA

CharacteristicHspA statusP valueOdds ratio (95% CIa)
Seropositive (n = 54)Seronegative (n = 100)
Mean ± SE age (yr)b 55.2 ± 2.250.7 ± 1.80.26NAc
% Male sex57.463.00.610.8 (0.4–1.6)
% Smoker57.464.00.530.8 (0.4–1.6)
% Alcohol use18.514.00.611.4 (0.5–3.7)
% Anti-CagA IgG positive59.364.00.690.8 (0.4–1.7)
  • a CI, confidence interval.

  • b Standard error of mean, analysis by Student’s t test.

  • c NA, not applicable.