Table 2

Association between Helicbacter pylori infection and non-cardia and cardia gastric cancer2-150 data from 12 prospective studies

  • 2-150 Excludes all cases known to have had a partial gastrectomy or where the cancer could not be localised to a particular part of the stomach.

  • 2-151 Unpublished data.

  • 2-152 In the Hawaiian study there were no case control pairs with aH pylori positive case and a negative control; in the Japanese study there were no H pylori negative cases.

  • 2-153 Weighted by the number of cases in each study to allow for the different matching ratios of controls to cases.

  • OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.