This study assessed whether an association exists between household pets and peptic ulcer disease.
Canadian adults (n=15 779) were asked about cats or dogs in their household and about history of peptic ulcer disease.
Logistic regression was used to assess the association between pet ownership and a history of peptic ulcer disease, after adjustment for sociodemographic differences.
No relationship was observed between report of household pets and a history of peptic ulcer disease (adjusted odds ratio=1.14,95% confidence interval=0.95,1.36).
In a large sample of Canadian adults, no association was observed between pet ownership and a history of peptic ulcer disease.
Mots-clés Pascal : Ulcère, Estomac, Homme, Facteur risque, Animal familier, Etude transversale, Transmission animal homme, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bactérie, Bactériose, Infection, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil digestif pathologie, Estomac pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ulcer, Stomach, Human, Risk factor, Pet animal, Cross sectional study, Transmission from animal to man, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bacteria, Bacteriosis, Infection, Canada, North America, America, Digestive diseases, Gastric disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0082931
Code Inist : 002B13B03. Création : 31/05/1999.