Table 4

Endoscopic and histological findings in NSAID users according to Helicobacter pylori infection

Helicobacter present (n = 53)Helicobacter absent (n = 65)
Significance is calculated by means of the Student's t test for means and χ2 for percentages.
NS, not significant; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Age (years)67.3 (40–84)66.1 (22–88)
Erosions23 (43%)NS24 (37%)
Ulcers17 (32%)NS21 (32%)
Mean endoscore (SD)1.28 (0.38)NS1.27 (0.21)
Chemical gastritis0 (0%)11 (17%)
Active gastritis17 (32%)p <0.037 (11%)