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Table 8 Effect of H. pylori status on erythroid-related index

From: Association of active Helicobacter pylori infection and anemia in elderly males

Variables Number of cases (%) P value
H. pylori positive H. pylori negative
MCHC    .582
  < 320 g/L 9 (3.9) 20 (4.8)  
 320–360 g/L 212 (93.0) 390 (93.3)  
  > 360 g/L 7 (3.1) 8 (1.9)  
MCH    .987
  < 27 pg 2 (0.9) 4 (1.0)  
 27–34 pg 223 (97.8) 408 (97.6)  
  > 34 pg 3 (1.3) 6 (1.4)  
MCV    .544
  < 80 fl 0 (0.0) 2 (0.5)  
 80–100 fl 224 (98.2) 407 (97.4)  
  > 100 fl 4 (1.8) 9 (2.2)  
RBC    .372
  < 3.5*10e12/L 4 (1.8) 7 (1.7)  
 3.5–5.5*10e12/L 214 (93.9) 381 (91.1)  
  > 5.5*10e12/L 10 (4.4) 30 (7.2)  
HCT    .058
  < 0.35 L/L 21 (9.2) 20 (4.8)  
 0.35–0.52 L/L 205 (89.9) 396 (94.7)  
  > 0.52 L/L 2 (0.9) 2 (0.5)  
RDW    .391
  < 14.5% 2 (0.9) 7 (1.7)  
  ≥ 14.5% 226 (99.1) 411 (98.3)