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Table 2 Comparison of the case and the control groups according to PPKa lesions

From: Palmoplantar keratoderma is associated with esophagus squamous cell cancer in Van region of Turkey: a case control study

Group PPK Positive   
  n % OR (95%CI) p
All Cases (n = 48)b 34 70.8 6.2 (2.9–13.3) <0.0001
Controls (n = 96) 27 28.1   
Cases with FHc(n = 13) 12 92.3 30.7 (3.8–247.4) <0.0001
Controls (n = 96) 27 28.1   
Cases without FHd (n = 32) 20 62.5 4.3 (1.9–9.8) <0.0001
Controls (n = 96) 27 28.1   
Cases with FH (n = 13) 12 92.3 7.2 (0.83–62.6) 0.046
Cases without FH (n = 32) 20 62.5   
  1. a : Palmoplantar keratoderma
  2. b: Because family history of three cases were missing, sum of cases with and without FH is not equal to all cases
  3. c: Cases who have at least one esophagus cancer case among their first degree relatives
  4. d: Cases who have no history of esophagus cancer among their first degree relatives