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Table 2 Gender-specific anthropometric data (age and BMI) of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC), morbid obesity (MO) and healthy blood donors (BD)

From: Changed adipocytokine concentrations in colorectal tumor patients and morbidly obese patients compared to healthy controls

  Age [years] (median; range) BMI [kg/m2] (median; range)
CRC (n=67) 66.0 years (28 – 91) 27.1 kg/m2 (18.9 – 38.3)
Female patients (n=25) 66.0 years (28 – 91) 26.4 kg/m2 (18.9 – 35.5)
Male patients (n=42) 65.5 years (37 – 90) 27.2 kg/m2 (20.6 – 38.3)
Female rectal tumor patients (n=12) 64.5 years (41 – 84) 27.6 kg/m2 (18.9 – 35.5)
Male rectal tumor patients (n=19) 64.0 years (37 – 90) 27.2 kg/m2 (20.6 – 38.3)
Female colon tumor patients (n=13) 66.0 years (28 – 91) 26.3 kg/m2 (22.0 – 32.2)
Male colon tumor patients (n=23) 67.0 years (46 – 90) 26.8 kg/m2 (21.6 – 36.3)
MO (n=37) 45.0 years (17 – 59) 52.0 kg/m2 (33.5 – 78.0)
Female patients (n=24) 46.5 years (23 – 59) 52.4 kg/m2 (35.0 – 78.0)
Male patients (n=13) 42.0 years (17 – 59) 49.1 kg/m2 (33.5 – 70.4)
BD (n=60) 45.0 years (19 – 71) Not ascertained
Female control (n=30) 44.0 years (19 – 60) Not ascertained
Male control (n=30) 46.0 years (19 – 71) Not ascertained