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Table 2 Distributional differences in general characteristics for PDAC patients of different baseline LDH levels

From: Prognostic relevance of lactate dehydrogenase in advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients

Characteristics Normal baseline LDH
(N = 105)
Elevated baseline LDH
(N = 30)
p value
Age at diagnosis (Yrs, mean, std.) 65.04 (9.94) 67.37 (13.81) 0.02a
Sex (Male, %) 51 (48.57) 14 (46.67) 1.00b
Baseline albumin (Deceased, %) 16 (15.24) 10 (33.33) 0.04b
Subsequent chemotherapy (Yes, %) 55 (52.38) 13 (43.33) 0.41b
Survival length (Days, Median) 238 96 <0.01c
  1. aBy t test bBy Fisher’s exact test cBy log-rank test