Table 1

Patient characteristics: comparison GlpeTH and MqueTH
GlpeTH MqueTH p value
n = 83 (%) n = 118 (%)
Mean age 69.0 67.9 0.60(a)
Range 34 - 99 24 - 96
Age 0.94(b)
≤ 50 years 13 (15.7) 18 (15.3)
> 50 years 70 (84.3) 100 (84.7)
Sex
Male 43 (51.8) 55 (46.6) 0.47(b)
Female 40 (48.2) 63 (53.4)
Histological type 0.073(c)
Adenocarcinoma 77 (96.4) 98 (83.0)
Mucinous adenocarcinoma 5 (2.4) 11 (9.3)
Undifferentiated carcinoma 1 (1.2) 9 (7.7)
Tumour sites 0.65(c)
Right colon 25 (30.1) 34 (28.8)
Left colon 15 (18.1) 17 (14.4)
Transverse colon 3 (3.7) 9 (7.7)
Sigmoid colon 30 (36.1) 39 (33.0)
Rectum 10 (12.0) 19 (16.1)
Tumour grade <0.0001(c)
Well differentiated 32 (41.5) 83 (84.7)
Moderately differentiated 41 (53.2) 12 (12.2)
Poorly differentiated 4 (5.3) 3 (3.1)
pTNM 0.045(c)
 0 /I 5 (6.0) 11 (9.3)
 II 50 (60.2) 57 (48.3)
 III 27 (32.5) 38 (32.2)
 IV 1 (1.2) 12 (10.2)
pT stage <0.0001(c)
 T0-T2 12 (14.5) 30 (25.2)
 T3 52 (62.6) 31 (26.5)
 T4 19 (22.9) 57 (48.3)

Data are given as number and percentage (in brackets) based on the total number of cases in GlpeTH and MqueTH. (a)Student t test. (b)Fisher’s exact test. (c)Chi-square test.

Decastel et al.

Decastel et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2014 14:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-14-12

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