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Table 1 Basal characteristics and Clinical data of GC patients and controls

From: Polymorphisms in ADH1B and ALDH2 genes associated with the increased risk of gastric cancer in West Bengal, India

Characteristics Control (n = 108) Case (n = 105) Odds ratio (95% CI) p value
aAge (years ± SD) 53.64 ± 7.88 (range 20–80 years) 55.43 ± 10.86 (range 22–80 years)   0.169
Sex
 Male 89 (82.4%) 82 (78.0%)   
 Female 19 (17.6%) 23 (22.0%)   0.429
aBMI (kg/m2) 23.28 ± 1.97 20.55 ± 2.75   <0.001
Anatomical location     
Cardia 3 (2.8%)   
Non-cardia 102 (97.2%)   
Histological subtypes of tumour
 Intestinal 52 (49.5%)   
 Diffuse 24 (22.9%)   
 Indeterminate 29 (27.6%)   
Alcohol consumption
 No 85 (78.7%) 60 (57.1%)   
 Ever 23 (21.3%) 45 (42.9%) 2.77 (1.52–5.06) 0.001
Cigarette/bidi smoking
 No 66 (61.1%) 41 (39.0%)   
 Ever 42 (38.9%) 64 (61.0%) 2.45 (1.41–4.26) 0.001
Helicobacter pylori positive 19 (17.6) 22 (21.0%) 1.24 (0.63–2.46) 0.534
  1. aAt diagnosis, p value < 0.05 is considered to be statistically significant