Table 1

Characteristics of cases and healthy individuals participating in this study

Prostasin

Healthy

Cases


Adenomas1

Carcinomas


Mild/moderate dysplasia

Severe dysplasia


(n = 23)

(n = 93)

(n = 13)

(n = 116)


Men

9

68

7

59


Women

14

25

6

57


Mean age +SD2

56.3 ± 4.6

57.3 ± 3.5

54.8 ± 3.1

68.7 ± 12.4


1The adenomas are divided in groups according to diagnosed degree of dysplasia.

2There are significant differences in age among the four groups of healthy and affected individuals at 95% confidence level (Kruskal-Wallis test).

Selzer-Plon et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:201   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-201

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