Table 1

Cell proliferation in the gastric antrum in type C gastritis and normal mucosa

Median LI (range)
GroupnZone 1Zone 2Zone 3
LI, labelling index; TCG, type C gastritis.
TCG1364.7% (7.8–99.2%)94.7% (28.8–98.7%)20.0% (1.3–96.0%)
Controls94.7% (2.0–11.3%)40.2% (23.1–70.3%)2.6% (0.9–8.7%)
p Value0.00010.00050.0002