Table 1

Characteristics of the study subjects
Variables Control Atrophic gastritis Gastric cancer
n = 103 n = 94 n = 94
Gender
Male 65(63.1%) 61(64.9%) 59(62.8%)
Female 38(36.9%) 33(35.1%) 35(37.2%)
P = 0.948
Age(years)
Mean 59.1 ± 10.6 60.4 ± 11.2 60.2 ± 11.1
Range 23-80 28-83 27-80
P = 0.654
H.pylori infection status
Hp- 60(58.3%) 48(51.1%) 53(56.4%)
Hp+ 43(41.7%) 46(48.9%) 41(43.6%)
P = 0.580

Xu et al.

Xu et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-11

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