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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Efficacy of two-week therapy with doxycycline-based quadruple regimen versus levofloxacin concomitant regimen for helicobacter pylori infection: a prospective single-center randomized controlled trial

  doxycycline-based quadruple regimen levofloxacin concomitant regimen P-value
Gender
 Male 21 (55.3%) 20 (51.3%) 0.821
 Female 17 (44.7%) 19 (48.7%)
Age (mean years ±SD) 41.82 ± 11.914 45.62 ± 17.994 0.223
Smoking 16 (42.1%) 16 (41%) 1.00
Alcoholic 2 (5.3%) 0 (2.5%) 0.240
Adverse events
 Anorexia 5 (13.2%) 11 (28.2%) 0.160
 Nausea 10 (26.3%) 5 (12.8%) 0.160
 Vomiting 7 (18.4%) 4 (10.3%) 0.347
 Dysgeusia 7 (18.4%) 11 (28.2%) 0.421
 Melena 11 (28.9%) 0 (0%) ≤ 0.0001
 Discoloured Tongue 1 (2.6%) 0 (0%) 0.494
 Diarrhea 6 (15.8%) 3 (7.7%) 0.310