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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of risk factors of H pylori infection

From: Potential risk factors and prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among adult patients with dyspepsia symptoms in Cameroon

Variable H. pylori (+) (%) H. pylori () (%) OR (95% CI) P value
Low income (≤ 2500)
 Yes 87 (79.09) 23 (20.90) 1,794,969,562 (20.893 to 21.724) 0.001
 No 45 (47.4) 50 (52.6)
NSAIDs consumption
 Yes 57 (73.07%) 21 (26.92%) 0.509 (−2.612 to 0.328) 0.230
 No 75 (59.05%) 52 (40.94)
Family history of gastric cancer
 Yes 82 (80.39) 20 (19.60) 0.000 (−20.510 to −17.871) 0.002
 No 50 (48.54%) 53 (51.45%)
Household population > 4
 Yes 130 (65.32) 69 (34.67) 0.000 0.000 to 0.999
 No 2 (33.33) 4 (66.66)
Nausea/Vomiting
 Yes 45 (91.84%) 4 (8.16%) 5.41 2.05 to 14.24 0.001
 No 87 (55.77%) 69 (44.23%)
Flatulence/Bloating
 Yes 93 (89.42%) 11 (10.58%) 7.705 3.77 to 15.74 0.0001
 No 39 (38.61%) 62 (61.39%)