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Table 2 Age and gender distribution in relation to alleles in cases and controls

From: The 2G allele of promoter region of Matrix metalloproteinase-1 as an essential pre-condition for the early onset of oral squamous cell carcinoma

  OSCC cases Controls
  2G/2G 1G/2G 1G/1G p 2G/2G 1G/2G 1G/1G p
Age* 54.8 ± 15.1 57.5 ± 13.2 60.1 ± 10.9 0.277 52.2 ± 14.8 52.3 ± 14.5 48.1 ± 14.2 0.387
Gender #         
   males 46 (59.7%) 53 (67.1%) 8 (57.1%) 0.570 38 (59.4%) 46 (64.8%) 20 (69%) 0.640
   females 31 (40.3%) 26 (32.9%) 6 (42.9%)   26 (40.6%) 25 (35.2%) 9 (31%)  
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or number of subjects (%).
  2. * One-way ANOVA test.
  3. # χ2 test.