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Table 3 Comparisons of clinical features between MSS and MSI group

From: Detection of mismatch repair gene germline mutation carrier among Chinese population with colorectal cancer

  MSS (n = 112) MSI (n = 34) P-value
   MSI-L (n = 15) MSI-H (n = 19)  
Mean age (range) 60.0 (26–84) 71.9 ± 17.8 60.4 ± 9.4 0.010
Gender     
   Male 67 8 12 0.207
   Female 45 7 7  
Location of tumor     0.658
   Ascending colon 19 1 4  
   Transverse colon 9 1 4  
   Descending colon 10 2 0  
   Sigmoid flexure 11 1 4  
   Rectum 61 10 7  
Pathological type     0.545
   Adenocarcinoma 71 11 13  
   Mucinous cancer 39 4 6  
   Mixture type 2 0 0  
Dukes' Staging#     0.008
   Stage I 15 2 0  
   Stage II 57 5 7  
   Stage III 34 6 8  
   Stage IV 6 2 4  
Degree of differentiation     0.169
   Well 35 6 5  
   Moderate 58 3 6  
   Poor 11 6 8  
  1. *Statistical analysis was made between MSI and MSS group only