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Table 2 Comparison between cases and controls as regard level of anti-Hp hsp60 IgG and its distribution at gender and course of MS patients

From: Relevance of Helicobacter pylori infection in Egyptian multiple sclerosis patients

Anti hsp60 IgG level (pg/ml) Groups T test
Case Control t P value
 Range 1150–5000 550–5000 3.383 0.001*
 Mean ± SD 3421.538 ± 1385.999 2570.846 ± 1479.420  
Cases Anti-hsp60 IgG level (pg/ml) T test or ANOVA
N Mean ± SD T or F P value
 Gender Male 17 3555.882 ± 1416.160 0.462 0.646
Female 48 3373.958 ± 1387.175
 Course of MS RRMS 42 2775.000 ± 1186.098 24.836 < 0.001*
SPMS 22 4702.273 ± 709.708
PPMS 1 2400.000 ± 0.000
  1. hsp60 heat shock protein 60, IgG immunoglobulin G, SD standard deviation, ANOVA analysis of variance, RRMS relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis, SPMS secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, PPMS primary progressive multiple sclerosis