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Table 2 Gender difference in homocysteine levels in patients with functional dyspepsia with and without H. pylori infection

From: Relationship between vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine levels and H. Pylori infection in patients with functional dyspepsia: A cross-section study

Patient group Homocysteine concentration (μmol/L) P value*
  n Males n Females  
   Mean ± SD/median (IQR)   Mean ± SD/median (IQR)  
H. pylori positive (n = 80) 52 17.1 ± 9.43/15.4 (9.0) 28 13.58 ± 7.7/11.7 (7.94) 0.008
H. pylori negative (n = 50) 32 17.7 ± 8.4/15.2 (7.0) 18 14.8 ± 6.4/12.8 (9.42) 0.09
  1. *The Mann–Whitney test was used to compare homocysteine levels in males and females in each group of patients.