|Table 4: Risk factors for atherosclerosis according to CD 14 −159 genotypes in subjects with H. pylori infection.|
|All values are presented as mean standard deviation of the mean. *P values were obtained by one-way ANOVA. |
SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, AST: aspartate transaminase, ALT: alanine aminotransferase, FBS: fasting blood sugar, hs-CRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, Lp (a): lipoprotein a, and TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone.