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Table 3 Endotoxin concentration analysis by adenoma characteristics

From: Association of plasma endotoxin, inflammatory cytokines and risk of colorectal adenomas

  n Median (25th, 75th) p
Adenoma size    
  1-5 mm 90 4.11 (2.21, 5.21) 0.44
  6-10 mm 34 4.06 (2.81, 5.38)  
  >10 mm 13 4.95 (3.44, 5.61)  
Adenoma number    
  1-2 109 4.13 (2.54, 5.27) 0.60
  3+ 29 4.22 (2.08, 5.69)  
Adenoma grade    
  Tubular 100 4.11 (2.19, 5.30) 0.05
  Villous* 5 5.41 (4.86, 5.61)  
Adenoma location    
  Proximal 50 4.14 (2.84, 5.35) 0.90
  Distal 88 4.13 (2.19, 5.36)  
  1. *Any adenomas containing villous components were classified as villous.