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Table 1 Demographics characteristics in positives samples with diagnosis H. pylori by PCR from Cajamarca (Peru)

From: Highly clarithromycin-resistant Helicobacter pylori infection in asymptomatic children from a rural community of Cajamarca-Peru

Characteristics Diagnosed cases for H. pylori by PCR
Negatives Positives p
n = 236 (%) n = 49 (%) (Z-test)
Gender
 Male 110 46.6 32 65.3  
 Female 126 53.4 17 34.7 0.013
Age (years)
 6–11 223 94.5 42 85.7  
 12–14 13 5.5 7 14.3 0.092
Sewage system at home
 Bathroom 71 30.1 12 24.5  
 Latrine 165 69.9 37 75.5 0.413