Table 2

Socio-demographic factors associated with Helicobacter pylori infection
Socio-demographic factors Hp positive Hp negative
n (%)* n (%)* Total P**
Sex
Female 2075 (81.4) 457 (18.6) 2532 0.014
Male 1777 (83.9) 313 (16.1) 2090
Age groups
18–24 736 (79.6) 170 (20.4) 906 0.000
25–34 957 (86.3) 145 (13.7) 1102
35–44 746 (84.2) 123 (15.8) 869
45–54 599 (83.7) 108 (16.3) 707
55–64 372 (78.9) 99 (21.1) 471
65 + 442 (78.6) 125 (21.4) 567
Region
West 1027 (80.3) 247 (19.7) 1274 0.000
South 444 (78.7) 118 (21.3) 562
Central 1089 (85.0) 192 (15.0) 1281
North 369 (82.3) 83 (17.8) 452
East 923 (88.1) 130 (11.9) 1053
Residence
Urban 2411 (81.7) 509 (18.3) 2920 0.020
Rural 1441 (84.0) 261 (16.0) 1702
Total 3852 (82.5) 770 (17.5) 4622

*weighted , **p based on X2 test.

Ozaydin et al.

Ozaydin et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1215   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1215

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