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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of study patients

From: Impact of eradication therapy of Helicobacter pylori in children with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Characteristics H. pylori stool antigen +ve (n = 63) H. pylori stool antigen −ve (n = 37) P valuea
Age in years (mean ± SD) 7.62 ± 3.6 6.35 ± 3.1 0.069
Sex
Males (n = 46) 25 21 0.01*
Females (n = 54) 38 16
Hemoglobin (g/dl) (mean ± SD) 10.802 ± 1.135 10.832 ± 1.079 0.89
WBCs (per/μl) (mean ± SD) 7.808 ± 1.8600 7.589 ± 1.6850 0.548
Platelet count (million/μL) (mean ± SD) 70.55 ± 4.78 85.66 ± 7.2 < 0.01*
  1. 푁 total number of patients
  2. aBased on Student’s 푡 test
  3. *Statistical significance