Table 3: High versus low categories of salt and gastric cancer.

Study or subgroupHigh saltLow saltOdds ratioOdds ratio
EventsTotalEventsTotalWeightM-H, fixed, 95% CI M-H, fixed, 95% CI

Peleteiro et al. 2011 [11]1443641323462.0%1.06 [0.78, 1.44]808120.fig.002
Pourfarzi et al. 2009 [13]121213953940.7%4.14 [2.90, 5.91]
Campos et al. 2006 [12]19301976170.2%3.68 [1.72, 7.89]
Kim et al. (men) 2010 [18]2261302734587489082573.9%1.13 [1.08. 1.19]
Kim et al. (women) 2010 [22]518136400179656011617.5%1.19 [1.07, 1.31]
Jose M. Ramón et al. 1993 [14]2763331080.3%1.70 [0.89, 3.25]
Shikata et al. 2006 [19]30564126630.3%3.05 [1.55, 6.01]
Ngoan et al. (men) 2002 [20]73412720390.2%1.56 [0.67, 3.62]
Ngoan et al. (women) 2002 [20]1316828760.0%1.14 [0.14, 9.13]
Ward and López-Carrillo 1999 [15]105355754351.2%2.02 [1.44,2.83]
Tsugane et al. 2004 [21]1308904858864831.5%2.18 [1.60, 2.97]
Lee et al. 2003 [16]4769221990.1%17.19 [8.77, 33.68]
Yang et al. 2011 [17]1804821204182.0%1.48 [1.12, 1.96]
Total (95% CI)5309791545519100.0%1.22 [1.17, 1.27]
Total events35908449
Heterogeneity: Chi2 = 154.77, df = 12 ( ); = 92%
Test for overall effect: = 9.64 ( )