International Journal of Hepatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Helicobacter pylori Infection as a Risk Factor for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Case-Control Study in Ethiopia

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients diagnosed with HCC and controls (n=60).

CharacteristicsNo HCCHCC

Gender
Male32(53.3)34(56.7)
Female28(46.7)26(43.3)

Age Groups
18-3537(62.7)12(20)
36-457(11.9)15(25.0)
> 4515(25.4)33(55.0)

Ethnicity
Oromo26(43.3)20(33.3)
Amhara19(31.6)25(41.7)
Tigre8(13.3)9(15.0)
South5(8.3)5(8.3)
Others2(3.5)1(1.7)

Educational Level
Illiterate10(16.7)14(25.0)
Read/write only11(18.3)7(12.5)
Elementary4(6.7)6(10.7)
Secondary/High school8(13.3)7(12.5)
Higher Education21(35.0)19(33.9)

Occupation
House-wife12(20.0)20(33.3)
Government employee22(36.7)18(30.0)
Daily Laborer8(13.3)4(6.7)
Merchant/Trader6(10.0)6(10.0)
Farmer8(13.3)5(8.3)
Jobless4(6.7)7(11.7)

Marital Status
Married42(70.0)40(66.7)
Single10(16.7)12(20.0)
Divorced8(13.3)5(8.3)
Widowed-3(5.0)

Alcohol History
No33(97)53(88.3)
yes1(3)7(11.7)

Herbal Medication use
No60 (100)52(86.7)
Yes8(13.3)

: missing values-6; HCC: hepatocellular carcinoma.

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