Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Dietary Risk Factors Associated with Development of Gastric Cancer in Nepal: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents.

VariablesCase ()Control () value1
%%

Age (years)
Age category
 <50 years243063400.153
 ≥50 years55709560
Sex
 Male496292580.575
 Female30386642
Ethnicity
 Brahmin/Chhetri263360380.746
 Janajati/Newar22284126
 Dalit/others31395736
Religion
 Hindu7190130830.149
 Others8102717
Education
 Primary and lower638099630.008
 Secondary and above16205937
Occupation
 Agriculture536786540.127
 Business/service13164327
 Labor/others13172919
Income
506386540.193
29377246
Residence
 Rural55706944<0.001
 Urban24308956

1 value for chi-squared test. Statistically significant at . 1USD = 115NRs.

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