Table 1: Demographic feature, hematological and biochemical parameters in the study groups.

Atrophic gastritis-positive
( )
Atrophic gastritis-negative
( )
value

Male gender (48.6%) (34.3%)0.231
Age 0.002
H. pylori positivity (71.4%) (28.6%)0.000
Hb, g/dL 0.062
Serum iron, μg/dL 0.080
Serum ferritin, μg/L 0.331
TIBC, μmol/L 0.033
Serum prohepcidin, ng/mL 0.020