Table 1

Summary Statistics for samplea

Characteristic

Normal Tissue b

PaC c

p d


Age

59 (26-79)

64.5 (45-79)

0.007

Female

13 (62%)

28 (47%)

0.22

History of Tobacco Use

5 (28%)

27 (57%)

0.051

History of Alcohol Use

5 (28%)

20 (42.6%)

0.39

Diabetes Mellitus

3 (17%)

10 (21%)

1.00


aTable values are n (column %) except for age which is represented as median (range). Statistical significance was taken to be p≤ 0.05

b N = 21 for age and female characteristics, n = 18 for tobacco/alcohol/diabetes due to missing data. Column percentages will not sum to 100%.

c N = 60 for age and female characteristics, n = 47 for tobacco/alcohol/diabetes due to missing data.

Column percentages will not sum to 100%.

d p-value calculated via Wilcoxon Rank-Sum (age), Chi square (female), or Fishers exact tests (Tobacco, Alcohol, Diabetes)

Sharaf et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-5

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