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Table 2 Univariate analysis of demographic and clinical variables by adenoma or polyp diagnosis

From: Gastric Helicobacter pylori infection associates with an increased risk of colorectal polyps in African Americans

2.a: Adenoma Adenoma positive N = 300 Adenoma negative N = 956 OR (95% CI)* P value*
Age ≥ 60 years, n (%) 129 (43) 295 (31) 1.7 (1.3-2.2) <0.001
Male gender, n (%) 132 (44) 301 (32) 1.7 (1.3-2.2) <0.001
H. pylori positivity, n (%) 108 (36) 258 (27) 1.5 (1.2-2.2) 0.003
Chronic active gastritis, n (%) 102 (34) 265 (28) 1.3 (1.0-1.8) 0.04
Baseline high risk, n (%) 8 (3) 13 (1) 2.0 (0.7-5.2) 0.1
2.b: Polyp Polyp positive N = 456 Polyp negative N = 800 OR (95% CI)* P value*
Age ≥ 60 years, n (%) 169 (37) 255 (32) 1.3 (1.0-1.6) 0.06
Male gender, n (%) 177 (39) 256 (32) 1.3 (1.1-1.7) 0.015
H. pylori positivity, n (%) 158 (35) 208 (26) 1.5 (1.2-1.9) 0.001
Chronic active gastritis, n (%) 146 (32) 221 (28) 1.2 (1.0-1.6) 0.1
Baseline high risk, n (%) 13 (3) 8 (1) 2.9 (1.2-7.1) 0.014
  1. *Unadjusted values.