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Dietary variables are presented as the energy-adjusted mean ± standard deviation. Subjects with AVI/AAV diplotype were excluded from the analyses because of limited numbers (n = 2).
*Number of subjects (case, control).
†,‡Mean intake of subjects with each diplotype was compared without adjustments (p1) or after adjusting for sex, age, body mass index, smoking and drinking status, regular exercise and Helicobacter pylori infection (p2) at the 95% confidence level.
§Mean alcohol and tobacco consumption was computed from group of subjects only ex- and current drinkers and smokers.