Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Eradication of Helicobacter pylori Is Associated with the Progression of Dementia: A Population-Based Study

Table 2

The effect of H. pylori eradication on the progression of dementia.

1538 demented people with PU (ICD-9:290.xx & ICD-9:531–534)
H. pylori eradicationPercentage, %OR, (95% CI)Adjusted OR, (95% CI)

Medication change (+)47269079.950.58 (0.46–0.74)0.34 (0.23–0.52)
Medication change (−)20317320.0511

PU: peptic ulcer. OR: odds ratio. We estimated odds ratio of progression of dementia by 2 test.
We estimated adjusted odds ratio by multiple linear regression, adjusted with age, gender, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease and TIA, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, and hyperlipidemia.