Table 1

Main demographic and clinical characteristics of the studied population

Characteristics

HCC

n = 211

Controls

n = 232

P values


Age, yeara

53.87 (18 - 90)

47.07 (22 - 90)

0.309

Male gender, n (%)

178 (84.36%)

187 (80.6%)

0.300

HBV carriers, n (%)

172 (81.52%)

184 (79.3%)

0.559

Child-Pugh score

0.202

A

185 (87.68%)

212 (91.38%)

B

26 (12.32%)

20 (8.62%)

α-FP level

> 400 ng/ml, n (%)

78 (36.97%)

< 400 ng/ml, n (%)

133 (63.03%)

UICC classification

Stage I-II, n (%)

98 (46.45%)

Stage III-IV, n (%)

113 (53.55%)


aMedian (range)

Junjie et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-57

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