Table 2

Characteristics of the individuals included in this study (% of the total of patients)
Controls Patients
Samples, n(%)
FFPE samples - 98 (41)
Frozen Samples - 143 (59)
Blood samples 304 (100) -
Total 304 (100) 241 (100)
Gender, n(%)
Male 140 (46) 154 (64)
Female 163 (54) 50 (21)
Median Age (years) 54 58
Range 19-89 34-88
Alcohol Consumption, n(%)
Never drink 214 (70) 30 (12)
Current Drinker 83 (27) 139 (58)
Tobacco Consumption, n(%)
Never smoke 133 (44) 18 (7)
Current Smoker 164 (54) 157 (65)
Packs/Year Index, n(%)
≤ 30 92 (69) 63 (26)
> 30 24 (18) 88 (37)
T (TNM), n(%)
Ti - 1 (0,4)
T1 - 10 (4)
T2 - 16 (7)
T3 - 61 (25)
T4 - 34 (14)

*Number of patients may vary due to missing data.

Gonzaga et al.

Gonzaga et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:569   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-569

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