Table 1

Description of study groups
Group PDAC CARLA1 CP CARLA2
Number (%) male 37 (53%) 123 (53%) 49 (82%) 133 (83%)
female 33 (47%) 109 (47%) 11 (18%) 27 (17%)
total 70 232 60 160
Age (years) minimum 41 46 36 45
maximum 77 77 74 74
mean 63.8 65.0 50.2 52.5
median 67.0 66.8 49.0 50.0

PDAC: pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; CP: chronic pancreatitis; CARLA1, CARLA2: healthy control groups which were age- and sex-matched to PDAC and CP, respectively.

Taudien et al.

Taudien et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:629   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-629

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