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Table 3 Characteristics of CANHelp project participants by data availability, 2007–2013

From: Burden of disease from Helicobacter pylori infection in western Canadian Arctic communities

  All 934 Participants 878 Participants with Hp Status 308 Participants with Histopathology 56 Participants without Hp Status
n %a n %a n %a n %a
Age χ2-p-valueb: 0.006
 0–9.75 76 8 65 7 0 0 11 20
 9.8–14c 45 5 41 5 8 3 4 7
 15–24 136 15 124 14 46 15 12 22
 25–34 142 15 135 15 45 15 7 13
 35–44 121 13 118 13 41 13 3 6
 45–54 170 18 165 19 75 24 5 9
 55–64 133 14 128 15 57 18 5 9
 65–96 109 12 102 12 36 12 7 13
missing 2   0   0   2  
Sex χ2-p-valueb: 0.09
 Male 430 46 398 45 137 44 32 57
 Female 504 54 480 55 171 56 24 43
missing 0   0   0   0  
Community χ2-p-valueb: 0.15
 Aklavik 383 41 352 40 194 63 31 55
 Old Crow 208 22 200 23 59 19 8 14
 Tuktoyaktuk 107 11 102 12 5 2 5 9
 Fort McPherson 236 25 224 26 50 16 12 21
missing 0   0   0   0  
Ethnicity χ2-p-valueb: 0.41
 Non-Indigenous 82 10 77 9 22 8 5 13
 Indigenous 775 90 740 91 271 92 35 88
  Inuvialuit (Inuit) 305 36 289 35 121 41 16 40
  Gwich’in (First Nations) 424 49 405 50 133 45 19 48
  Other/mixedd 46 5 46 6 17 6 0 0
missing 77   61   15   16  
  1. Hp H. pylori
  2. a% of column total minus missing; distributions do not all sum 100% due to rounding
  3. bFor the comparison of the distribution in participant groups with and without Hp status
  4. cThe 9.8–14 category includes two participants < 10: one who was 9 years and 10 months at the time of UBT and 9 years and 11 months at endoscopy, and one who was 9 years and 11 months at the time of UBT with no endoscopy
  5. dIncludes: Métis; mixed Indigenous ethnicities; unspecified Indigenous ethnicity; Indigenous mixed with non-Indigenous ethnicities