Table 5

Adjusted odds ratios for Helicobacter pylori positivity for various risk factors by sex
Sex
Men Women
Variables B P OR CI 95% B P OR CI 95%
Age -0.013 0.009 0.987 0.977, 0.997 -0.013 0.005 0.987 0.978, 0.996
Education
  High school + 1.0
  No education 0.813 0.000 2.254 1.517, 3.350
  Primary complete 0.762 0.000 2.142 1.593, 2.880
  Secondary complete 0.679 0.006 1.971 1.213, 3.203
Marital Status
  Never married 1.0 1.0
  Widowed/Divorced 0.450 0.242 1.568 0.738, 3.335 0.294 0.209 1.342 0.848, 2.122
  Currently married 0.551 0.005 1.735 1.182, 2.547 0.537 0.000 1.712 1.272, 2.304
Social Security
  Emekli sandigi 1.0 1.0
  Private/foreign 0.541 0.428 1.718 0.451, 6.546 -1.216 0.023 0.296 0.104, 0.848
  BAG-KUR 0.385 0.083 1.469 0.951, 2.269 -0.186 0.339 0.831 0.568, 1.215
  SSK 0.768 0.000 2.155 1.478, 3.140 0.276 0.110 1.317 0.940, 1.847
  None 0.894 0.000 2.444 1.632, 3.661 0.178 0.340 1.194 0.829, 1.720
  Green Card 0.593 0.068 1.809 0.956, 3.422 0.302 0.290 1.353 0.773, 2.369
Housing Tenure
  Owned by household members 1.0
  Rented 0.276 0.109 1.317 0.940, 1.845
  Lodging/no money paid 0.692 0.034 1.997 1.055, 3.779
Source of Drinking Water
  Bottled water/demijohn/pet 1.0 1.0
  Piped water 0.418 0.023 1.518 1.060, 2.174 0.684 0.000 1.981 1.477, 2.657
  Spring/public fountain 0.073 0.763 1.076 0.669, 1.728 0.901 0.000 2.461 1.644, 3.684
  Other (river. rain water etc.) 0.808 0.012 2.244 1.198, 4.204 0.438 0.050 1.550 1.001, 2.402
Smoking
  Never 1.0
  Tried at past. currently non-smoker 0.167 0.381 1.182 0.813, 1.719
  Tried at past. currently occasional smoker -0.073 0.792 0.929 0.539, 1.602
  Regular smoker 0.449 0.017 1.566 1.083, 2.264
Alcohol
  Regular consumer 1.0
  Tried at past. currently drinking occasionally 0.731 0.009 2.078 1.202, 3.590
  Tried at past. currently non-drinker 0.764 0.009 2.148 1.214, 3.799
  Never 0.779 0.007 2.180 1.243, 3.822
Region
  South 1.0
  West 0.423 0.032 1.526 1.037, 2.246
  North 0.451 0.118 1.570 0.891, 2.764
  Central 0.653 0.002 1.922 1.258, 2.936
  East 0.816 0.002 2.262 1.353, 3.782
Constant -0.404 0.388 0.668 0.335 0.172 1.398

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