Table 4.

ORs with 95% CIs for combinations of factors associated with atrophic gastritis, corpus atrophic gastritis, and intestinal metaplasia in Costa Rican patients

Premalignant lesionFactorsOR (95% CI)
Atrophic gastritisL-PG, CagA-ab6.3* (3.0-13.0)
VL-PG, CagA-ab14.5* (5.8-36.4)
Corpus atrophic gastritisL-PG, CagA-ab13.6* (4.7-39.3)
VL-PG, CagA-ab38.6* (12.5-118.7)
Intestinal metaplasiaL-PG, CagA-ab, IL+3954T, IL*2/27.1 (1.8-28.2)
VL-PG, CagA-ab, IL+3954T, IL*2/230.9 (3.0-318.9)
  • NOTE: ORs are adjusted for sex, age, and H. pylori seropositivity.

  • * P < 0.001, vs controls.

  • P < 0.05, vs controls.