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Table 1 Characteristics of cases and controls

From: A comprehensive candidate gene approach identifies genetic variation associated with osteosarcoma

  mean age (SD) n(%) male n(%) female total n
OS Cases 26.6 (16.5) 54 (56.3) 42 (43.7) 96
All Controls 60.9 (9.9) 904 (63.4) 522 (36.6) 1426
   Orthopedic Controls 24.7 (15.1) 34 (54.0) 29 (46.0) 63
   PLCO Controls 62.6 (5.2) 870 (63.8) 493 (36.2) 1363
  1. n = number of individuals;
  2. SD = standard deviation;
  3. PLCO = Prostate, lung, colon, ovarian cancer cohort.