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Table 3 Multivariable analysis showing independent predictors of H. pylori seropositivity

From: Helicobacter pylori infection among patients presenting with dyspepsia at a primary care setting in Cameroon: seroprevalence, five-year trend and predictors

N = 85 Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value
Age, per year 0.99 (0.96–1.02) 0.373
Sex
 Male Ref  
 Female 1.27 (0.44–3.69) 0.658
Religion
 Christian Ref  
 Muslim 1.40 (0.31–6.39) 0.668
Level of Education
 Secondary + Tertiary Ref  
 Never + Primary 0.86 (0.23–3.20) 0.817
Employment
 Employed Ref  
 Unemployed or retired 0.71 (0.11–4.46) 0.710
 Student 0.09 (0.02–0.49) 0.005a
Heartburn
 Absent Ref  
 Present 0.74 (0.17–3.21) 0.686
  1. aStatistically significant, OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval