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Table 1 Characteristics of cases and healthy individuals participating in this study

From: Expression of prostasin and its inhibitors during colorectal cancer carcinogenesis

Prostasin Healthy Cases   
   Adenomas1   Carcinomas
   Mild/moderate dysplasia Severe dysplasia  
  (n = 23) (n = 93) (n = 13) (n = 116)
Men 9 68 7 59
Women 14 25 6 57
Mean age +SD 2 56.3 ± 4.6 57.3 ± 3.5 54.8 ± 3.1 68.7 ± 12.4
  1. 1The adenomas are divided in groups according to diagnosed degree of dysplasia.
  2. 2There are significant differences in age among the four groups of healthy and affected individuals at 95% confidence level (Kruskal-Wallis test).