Table 2

Effect on the relation between H pylori and seropositivity of controlling for potential confounding risk factors

AdjustmentOdds ratio95% CIp Value
None1.781.14–2.770.01
Age and sex1.771.14–2.770.01
and social class1.791.15–2.820.01
and diabetes1.801.15–2.830.01
and smoking status1.731.09–2.750.02
and hypertension1.631.02–2.600.04