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Table 1 Characteristics and distribution of study participants

From: Investigation of DNA repair-related SNPs underlying susceptibility to papillary thyroid carcinoma reveals MGMT as a novel candidate gene in Belarusian children exposed to radiation

  Cases Controls Total
Gender
 Male 35 (42%) 127 (39%) 162
 Female 48 (58%) 197 (61%) 245
Age at exposure
 < 1 y 9 (11%) 73 (22.5%) 82
 1–1.9 y 14 (17%) 46 (14%) 60
 2–2.9 y 9 (11%) 40 (12%) 49
 3–3.9 y 17 (20%) 40 (12%) 57
 4–4.9 y 9 (11%) 43 (13%) 52
 5–5.9 y 4 (5%) 18 (5.5%) 22
 6–9 y 13 (15%) 35 (11%) 48
 10–14 y 8 (10%) 29 (10%) 37
Age at diagnosis
 < 11.5 y 24 (29%) 119 (37%) 143
 11.5–14.9 y 33 (40%) 120 (37%) 153
 15+ y 26 (31%) 85 (26%) 111