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Table 3 Clinical and biochemical parameters in thyroid autoimmunity positive and thyroid autoimmunity negative patients with T1DM

From: Helicobacter pylori infection might be responsible for the interconnection between type 1 diabetes and autoimmune thyroiditis

Parameters Thyroid autoimmunity positive (n = 92) Thyroid autoimmunity negative(n = 70) OR 95% CI P- value
Age (years) 19.37 ± 2.8 19.32 ± 2.45 - - 0.92
Duration of diabetes (years) 7.37 ± 2.87 7.12 ± 2.79 - - 0.54
HbA1c (%) 8.2 ± 1.7 7.85 ± 1.95    0.15
H. pylori positive(+) 92.3% (85/92) 61.4% (43/70) 7.6 2.8: 12.6 < 0.001*
Anti- HP IgG (+) 70.6% (65/92) 48.5% (34/70) 2.55 1.27:5.15 0.007*
Anti- HP IgA (+) 86.9% (80/92) 57.1% (40/70) 5 2.18:11.6 0.001*
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation, numbers or percentages. OR; odds ratio, CI; confidence interval, HbA1c; glycated hemoglobin, Anti- H.P IgG; anti-helicobacter pylori IgG, Anti- H.P IgA; anti-helicobacter pylori IgA, * P is significant if < 0.05.