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Table 3 Association between H. pylori infection and the presence of H. pylori in dental pulp

From: Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and dental pulp reservoirs in Japanese adults

 H. pylori infectionH. pylori in dental pulpORa95% ClbP-value
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Age < 70+5/7 (71%)2/7 (29%)4.82 × 1022.06 × 10–1.13 × 104< 0.05
0/109 (0%)109/109 (100%)1.00ref. 
Age 70+16/18 (89%)2/18 (11%)2.24 × 1022.92 × 10–1.72 × 103< 0.01
2/58 (3%)56/58 (97%)1.00ref. 
Total+21/25 (84%)4/25 (16%)4.33 × 1027.47 × 10–2.50 × 103< 0.01
2/167 (1%)165/167 (99%)1.00ref. 
  1. aOdds ratio (OR)
  2. b95% confidence interval (Cl)