Table 2

Distribution of cagA seropositivity in cases and controls

Whole cohorts< 65 Years< 55 Years
cagA+cagAcagA+cagAcagA+cagA
Cases13021257962739
Controls66148381152891
UnadjustedOR 1.38 (0.94 to 2.01)OR 1.80 (1.07 to 3.03)OR 2.25 (1.12 to 4.53)
p = 0.08p = 0.02p = 0.01
Adjusted2-150 OR 1.20 (0.81 to 1.79)OR 1.78 (1.04 to 3.03)OR 2.20 (1.09 to 4.41)
p = 0.35p = 0.03p = 0.03
  • 2-150 Adjusted for age and sex.

  • cagA+/cagA, cagA seropositive/seronegative; OR, odds ratios with 95% confidence intervals.