Table 2

Association between number of CagA EPIYA C motifs and H. pylori-associated diseases

Univariate analysis

Multivariate analysis


p

OR

95% CI

p


Gastric cancer

- Increasing age

< 10-3

1.04

1.03 - 1.06

< 10-3

- Female sex

< 10-3

0.29

0.18 - 0.48

< 10-3

- High-risk EPIYA (ABCC or ABCCC)

< 10-3

3.08

1.74 - 5.45

< 10-3

Duodenal ulcer

- Increasing age

< 10-3

1.03

1.02 - 1.05

< 10-3

- Female sex

0.04

1.26

0.73 - 2.18

0.41

- High-risk EPIYA (ABCC or ABCCC)

0.29

-

-

-


The Hosmer-Lemeshow test showed good fitness of the model of gastric cancer (8 degrees of freedom, p = 0.86, with 10 steps) and duodenal ulcer (8 degrees of freedom, p = 0.25, with 10 steps).

Batista et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-61

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