Table 4: The factors affecting the rate of H. pylori eradication.

Variables Total Those eradicatedThose not eradicated value

Gender
 Female3425 (73.5%)9 (26.5%)NS
 Male3729 (78.3%)8 (21.7%)
Age48.7 ± 12.148.1 ± 13.350.8 ± 7.2NS
Body mass index
 Normal1212 (100%)0 (0%)
 Overweight3128 (90.3%)3 (9.7%)
 Obese*2814 (50%)14 (50%)<0.05
Waistline*95.7 ± 1094.3 ± 9.8100 ± 9.4<0.05
Hypertension
 Yes*3422 (64.7%)12 (35.3%)<0.05
 No3732 (86.4%)5 (13.6%)
Cholesterol
 ≥200*3824 (63.1%)14 (36.9%)<0.05
 <2003330 (90.9%)3 (9.1%)
Triglyceride
 ≥150*3019 (63.3%)11 (36.7%)<0.05
 <1504135 (85.3%)6 (14.7%)
Low density lipoproteinNS
 ≥1005137 (72.5%)14 (27.5%)
 <1002017 (85%)3 (15%)
High density lipoproteinNS
 Male ≥40, female ≥504738 (80.8%)9 (19.2%)
 Male <40, female <502416 (66.6%)8 (33.4%)
Glucose*117 ± 42110 ± 39140 ± 41<0.05
Patient groups
 DM*4025 (62.5%)15 (37.5%)<0.05
 Non-DM 3129 (93.5%)2 (6.5%)

*Significant variables.