Table 1

Mean volume percentages of glands (VPGL), stroma (VPS), infiltrate (VPI), and intestinal metaplasia (VPIM) for different grades of atrophy according to the updated Sydney system in 124 gastric corpus biopsy specimens stratified by Helicobacter pylori (Hp) status in the corpus mucosa

Non-atrophic mucosaMild atrophyModerate atrophyPronounced atrophy
N15 Hp−18 Hp+p Value16 Hp−17 Hp+p Value10 Hp−23 Hp+p Value14 Hp−11 Hp+p Value
p Values were calculated using the Mann-Whitney U test.
NS, not significant.
VPGL7470NS72660.0045752NS3029NS
VPS2427NS2630NS3739NS5451NS
VPI1.93.40.0022.14.60.0015.89.2NS11.312.6NS
VPIM00NS00NS0.30NS4.46.6NS