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Table 2 Clinicopathologic characteristics of colorectal cancer patients (CRC) with respect to the presence or absence of NOD2/CARD15 mutations

From: Common NOD2/CARD15 variants are not associated with susceptibility or the clinicopathologic characteristics of sporadic colorectal cancer in Hungarian patients

  Total (n = 194) Carrier (n = 28) Non-carrier (n = 166)
Male/female 108/86 17/11 91/75
Age at diagnosis (years) 63.2 ± 9.1 64.5 ± 7.9 63.0 ± 9.3
Age    
   ≤60 years 63 9 54
   >60 years 131 19 112
Symptoms at diagnosis*    
   Yes 112 20 92
   No 82 8 74
Tumor location    
   Rectum 83 6 77
   Left-colon 73 15 58
   Right colon 38 7 31
T stage    
   1 6 2 4
   2 40 6 34
   3 113 15 98
   4 35 5 30
N stage #    
   0 63 8 55
   1 or 2 86 10 76
  1. *symptoms: hematochezia, weight loss, anemia, changes in bowel movement habits
  2. # data available in 149 patients
  3. p = not significant, by κ2 or T-test with separate variance estimates as appropriate