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Table 1 Sociodemographic, behavioral and physical characteristics of the study participants

From: Helicobacter pyloriinfection and its association with anemia among adult dyspeptic patients attending Butajira Hospital, Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (%)
Sex  
Female 253(63%)
Male 148(37%)
Age  
18-28 130(32.4%)
29-38 93(23.2)
39-48 79(19.7)
49-58 66(16.5)
59-68 33(8.2)
Residence  
Urban 120(30)
Rural 281(70)
Family income/month ETB  
<776 271(67.6%)
≥776 130(32.4%)
Marital status  
Married 292(72.8)
Single 72(18)
Widowed/divorced 37(9.2)
Educational status  
Never attend school 228(56.9)
Primary school 92(22.9)
Secondary school and above 81(20.2)
BMI (kg/m2)  
Undernourished 75(18.7)
Normal 315(78.6)
Overweight 11(2.7)
No of people in household  
<5 298(74.3)
>6 103(25.7)
Cigarette smoking  
Yes 18(4.5)
No 383(95.5)
Alcohol drink  
Yes 43(10.7)
No 358(89.3)
Meat consumption per week  
Not at all 366(91.3)
>1-3 35(8.7)
Egg consumption per week  
Not at all 267(66.6
>1-3 134(33.4)
Vegetable consumption/week  
Not at all 20(5)
1-3 256(63.8)
>4 125(31.2)
Intestinal parasite  
Negative 278(69.3)
Positive 123(30.7)