Table 1

Clinical data of the study group
Summary of clinical data of the study group consisting of colon cancer patients, pre-malignant adenoma patients and healthy control patients
Parameter Value Colon cancer (CC) patients Healthy control (H) patients Adenoma (A) patients P-value
(n = 164) (n = 119)* (n = 34)
Sex Female 68 (41.5%) 67 (56.3%) 16 (47.1%) 0.738
Male 96 (58.5%) 52 (43.7%) 18 (52.9%)
Age Range 40.5 – 99.1 19.5 – 90.8 28.1 – 86.1 0.144 (A vs H)
(years) Mean 69.59 62.41 63.65 0.004 (CC vs H)

*All healthy patients received a full colonoscopy.

Bünger et al.

Bünger et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:393   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-393

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