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Table 1 Sample information

From: Species composition and overall diversity are significantly correlated between the tongue coating and gastric fluid microbiomes in gastritis patients

  All samples Stage
Superficial gastritis Atrophic gastritis Intestinal metaplasia Dysplasia
Sample size 35 16 7 4 8
Age (mean ± SD) 56.0 ± 11.4 53.6 ± 13.8 54.1 ± 9.4 58.2 ± 6.8 61.2 ± 9.0
Gender (male/female) 18/17 8/8 4/3 0/4 6/2
BMI (mean ± SD) 24.8 ± 3.8 24.0 ± 4.3 27.3 ± 3.6 24.0 ± 1.9 24.6 ± 3.4
Helicobacter pylori (positive/negative) 14/21 4/12 4/3 3/1 3/5