Table 3

Adjusted odds ratios for Helicobacter pylori positivity for various risk factors in final model
Variable and categories B P OR 95% CI
Sex
  Female 1.0
  Male 0.217 0.035 1.242 1.015, 1.519
Age -0.015 0.000 0.986 0.979, 0.992
Education
  High school + 1.0
  No education 0.484 0.003 1.623 1.176, 2.239
  Primary complete 0.511 0.000 1.666 1.333, 2.083
  Secondary complete 0.405 0.013 1.499 1.091, 2.059
Marital status
  Never married 1.0
  Widowed/Divorced 0.425 0.030 1.530 1.042, 2.246
  Currently married 0.554 0.000 1.739 1.378, 2.197
Social security
  Emekli sandigi 1.0
  Private/foreign -0.532 0.187 0.587 0.266, 1.295
  BAG-KUR 0.009 0.952 1.009 0.757, 1.345
  SSK 0.450 0.001 1.568 1.213, 2.026
  None 0.439 0.002 1.550 1.174, 2.048
  Green Card 0.383 0.077 1.467 0.960, 2.241
Source of drinking water
  Bottled water/demijohn/pet water 1.0
  Piped water (in house/garden/outside) 0.572 0.000 1.772 1.404, 2.236
  Spring/public fountain 0.517 0.002 1.677 1.218, 2.308
  Other (river. rain water etc.) 0.495 0.008 1.640 1.135, 2.371
Smoking
  Never 1.0
  Tried at past. currently non-smoker 0.038 0.750 1.039 0.821, 1.316
  Tried at past. currently occasional smoker -0.003 0.985 0.997 0.703, 1.413
  Regular smoker 0.350 0.005 1.419 1.113, 1.808
Alcohol
  Regular consumer 1.0
  Tried at past. currently drinking occasionally 0.586 0.028 1.798 1.066, 3.032
  Tried at past. currently non-drinker 0.687 0.012 1.988 1.161, 3.403
  Never 0.692 0.010 1.997 1.182, 3.374
Region
  South 1.0
  West 0.186 0.147 1.204 0.937, 1.549
  North 0.172 0.343 1.188 0.832, 1.696
  Central 0.382 0.007 1.466 1.111, 1.934
  East 0.563 0.001 1.756 1.264, 2.439
Constant -0.473 0.173 0,623

Variables entered in the model: sex, age, residence, region, marital status, education, social security, occupation, housing tenure, source of drinking water, the number of the household per sleeping room, smoking, and alcohol consumption.

Ozaydin et al.

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

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