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Table 4 Hp prevalence by demographic characteristics, 878 CANHelp project participants with Hp status, 2008–2013

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

  n Hp Prevalence
n % 95% CI
Total 878 541 62 58, 65
Age
 0–9.75 65 30 46 34, 58
 9.8–14a 41 18 44 29, 59
 15–24 124 85 69 60, 77
 25–34 135 93 69 61, 77
 35–44 118 70 59 50, 68
 45–54 165 103 62 55, 70
 55–64 128 78 61 52, 69
 65–96 102 64 63 53, 72
Sex
 Male 398 258 65 60, 70
 Female 480 283 59 55, 63
Community
 Aklavik 352 213 61 55, 66
 Old Crow 200 136 68 62, 74
 Tuktoyaktuk 102 58 57 47, 66
 Fort McPherson 224 134 60 53, 66
Ethnicity
 Non-Indigenous 77 17 22 13, 31
 Indigenous 740 486 66 62, 69
  Inuvialuit (Inuit) 289 193 67 61, 72
  Gwich’in (First Nations) 405 260 64 60, 69
  Other/mixedb 46 33 72 59, 85
missing 61    
  1. Hp H. pylori, CI binomial Wald confidence interval
  2. aThe 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
  3. bCategory includes: Métis; mixed Indigenous ethnicities; unspecified Indigenous ethnicity; mixed Indigenous and non-Indigenous ethnicities