International Journal of Hepatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Odds ratios of HCC according to baseline variables (n=120).

Diagnosis of HCC Unadjusted Adjusted
NO HCCHCCP-valueOR(95%CI) P-valueOR(95% CI)

Mean Age(+/- sd)5136<0.0011.07(1.03-1.11)<0.0011.06(1.03-1.09)

Gender
Male32(53.3)34(56.7)0.710.87(0.42-1.79)0.910.94(0.35-2.56)
Female28(46.7)26(43.3)

HBSAg
Non-reactive51(85)40(66.7)0.0222.83(1.16-6.89)0.0026.19(1.92-19.93)
Reactive9(15)20(33.3)

H. pylori
Negative46(76.7)23(38.3)<0.0015.29(2.39-11.68)<0.0015.22(2.04-13.
Positive14(23.3)37(61.7)

Significant at 5% level of significance.

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