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Table 2 Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with dementia and control patients

From: Helicobacter pylori infection, dementia and primary open-angle glaucoma: are they connected?

Dementia Percentage in % Control group Percentage in % Statistical significance
41/60 68.33 14/31 45.16 p < 0.05
Alzheimer’s disease 69.44 14/31 45.16 p < 0.05
25/36
Parkinson’s dementia 66.67 14/31 45.16 p < 0.05
6/9
Frontotemporal dementia 66.67 15/31 45.16 p < 0.05
4/6
Lewy body dementia 66.67 15/31 45.16 p < 0.05
6/9
  1. The table depicts comparative data between patients with dementia in total and per diagnosis and members of the control group in regard to Hp infection. For the statistical analysis the x2 criterion was applied. The level of statistical significance was set at a threshold for p < 0.05.