Table 2: The relationship between H. pylori positivity and demographic, clinical, and anthropometric parameters.

Variables Total H. pylori (+) subjectsH. pylori (−) subjects value

Gender
 Female7034 (48.5%)36 (51.5%) NS
 Male6337 (58.7%)26 (41.3%) NS
Age47 ± 1248.7 ± 12.146.9 ± 13.1 NS
Body mass index NS
 Normal3012 (40%)18 (60%) NS
 Overweight5331 (58.4%)22 (41.6%) NS
 Obese5028 (56%)22 (44%) NS
Waistline*94 ± 1195.7 ± 1091.9 ± 11.8<0.05
Hypertension
 Yes*4934 (69.3%)15 (30.7%)<0.05
 No8437 (44%)47 (56%) NS
Cholesterol NS
 ≥2006738 (56.7%)29 (43.3%) NS
 <2006633 (50%)33 (50%) NS
Triglyceride
 ≥150*4230 (71.4%)12 (28.6%)<0.05
 <1509141 (45%)50 (55%) NS
Low density lipoprotein
 ≥1008751 (58.6%)36 (41.4%) NS
 <1004620 (43.4%)26 (56.6%) NS
High density lipoprotein
 Male ≥40, female ≥509847 (%47.9)51 (52.1%) NS
 Male <40, female <50*3524 (68.5%)11 (31.5%) <0.05
Glucose*106 ± 35117 ± 4193 ± 21 <0.05
Creatinine 0.8 ± 0.20.84 ± 0.230.78 ± 0.19 NS
Patient groups
 DM*6240 (64.5%) 20 (35.5%) <0.05
 Non-DM7131 (43.6%)40 (56.7%) NS

*Significant variables.