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Table 1 Patient and Tumor Characteristics

From: 8q24 sequence variants in relation to prostate cancer risk among men of African descent: A case-control study

Characteristics Cases Controls P-valuea
No. of Participants, n 195 531 ---
Age (yrs)    
   Median (range) 65.0 (41-91) 53.0 (45-89) < 0.0001
PSA in ng/ml    
   Median (range) 7.0 (0.01-5,000) 1.08 (0.01-3.9) < 0.0001
   < 2.0, n (%) 43 (22.0) 464 (87.4)  
   2.0-4.0 12 (6.2) 67 (12.6)  
   > 4.0 140 (71.8) 0 (0.0)  
Gleason Score n (%)    
   4 15 (13.0)   
   5 11 (9.6)   
   6 31 (26.9)   
   7 37 (32.2)   
   8 5 (4.4)   
   9 12 (10.4)   
   10 4 (3.5)   
Global West African Ancestry    
Median (SD) 0.788 (0.253-0.937) 0.734 (0.255-0.946) 0.0273
  1. Abbreviations: PSA, prostate specific antigen
  2. aDifferences in median age, PSA levels (ng/ml), and West African Ancestry levels comparing cases and controls were tested using the Wilcoxon rank sum.