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Table 5 Differences in LINE-1 methylation levels between cases and controls

From: LINE-1 hypermethylation in white blood cell DNA is associated with high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

LINE-1 methylation levels Cases (n = 71) Controls (n = 68) p-value a
Median IQR Median IQR
Site 1 70.00 21.00 66.00 17.00 0.103
Site 2 76.00 4.00 75.00 5.00 0.090
Site 3 78.00 3.00 77.00 5.00 0.032
Mean (all three sites) 75.00 6.00 73.17 2.92 0.002
  1. Abbreviations: LINE-1 Long Interspersed Nuclear Element- 1, IQR Interquartile range
  2. aStatistically significant p values (p < 0.05), based on the Mann-Whitney U test, are indicated in bold font