Anemia and Helicobacter pylori seroreactivity in a rural Haitian population.Anemia is a significant health concern worldwide and can be the result of nutritional, environmental, social, and infectious etiologies. We estimated the prevalence of anemia in 336 pre-school children and 132 adults in the rural Central Plateau of Haiti and assessed associations with age, sex, household size, water source, sanitation, and Helicobacter pylori seroreactivity using logistic regression analysis; 80.1% (269/336) of children and 63.6% (84/132) of adults were anemic. Among children, y ...201122049049
chronic abdominal complaints and helicobacter pylori in a haitian population.the objective of this study was to examine demographic, clinical, and pathologic variables, including helicobacter pylori infection and malignancy, associated with chronic abdominal pain in a rural haitian population. one hundred four patients underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy, with biopsy only in those with gross findings. associations between demographic, clinical, and pathologic variables were examined using the chi-square test. p values less than or equal to 0.05 were considered statistic ...200415253372
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