Table 1—

ORs for CagA-positive H. pylori strains in microalbuminuric patients compared with normoalbuminuric patients after adjusting for possible confounding factors

OR95% CIP
Age1.381.07–1.690.01
Male sex1.380.86–2.210.17
BMI1.030.96–1.110.38
Smoking1.060.67–1.690.78
Father’s manual job1.190.75–1.880.45
Hypertension1.400.88–2.220.15
Hyperlipidemia1.120.91–1.550.44
Previous stroke3.241.20–8.750.02
Previous myocardial infarction2.611.27–5.360.009
Diabetes duration1.040.99–1.100.07
A1C1.100.90–1.330.32
H. pylori infection1.170.65–1.520.36
CagA seropositivity4.712.64–8.40<0.0001