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Table 1 The results of demographic and clinical information of patients

From: Helicobacter pylori infection in Iran: demographic, endoscopic and pathological factors

Demographic and clinical data Frequency (%)
Sex
 Men 125 (53.6)
 Women 108(46.4)
Age
 < 35 57 (24.5)
 35–45 42 (18.0)
 > 45 134 (57.5)
BMI
 < 18.5 3 (1.3)
 18.5–24.9 35 (15.0)
 25–29.9 145 (62.2)
 > 30 50 (21.5)
Number of family members
 < 3 93 (39.9)
 \(\geqq 3\) 140 (60.1)
Smoking
 Yes 79 (33.9)
 No 154 (66.1)
Drink alcohol
 Yes 32 (13.7)
 No 201 (86.3)
Education
 Illiterate 10 (4.3)
 Under diploma 47 (20.2)
 Diploma 83 (35.6)
 Upper graduated 93 (39.9)
Marital status
 Single 44 (18.9)
 Married 186 (79.8)
 Divorces 3 (1.3)
Occupation
 Unemployed 56 (24.0)
 Housekeeping 71 (30.5)
 Employee 39 (16.7)
 Self employed 67 (28.8)
Source of drinking water
 River 1 (0.4)
 Tap 153 (65.7)
 Mineral 48 (20.6)
 Tap and Mineral 31 (13.3)
Family history of cancer
 Yes 44 (18.9)
 No 189 (81.9)
Gastrointestinal sign and symptoms
 Epigastric pain 157 (67.4)
 Heartburn 107 (45.9)
 Reflux 76 (32.6)
 Weight loss 55 (23.6)
 Decreased appetite 64 (27.5)
 Early satiety 17 (7.3)
 The presence of blood in the stool 9 (3.9)
 Iron deficiency anemia 27 (11.6)
  1. BMI body mass index