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Table 1 Characteristics of 335 colorectal cancer patients

From: Serum MMP-8 and TIMP-1 predict prognosis in colorectal cancer

Patient characteristics n (%)
Age
 Median (IQR), years 67.2 (57.5–75.9)
Gender
 Men 174 (51.9)
 Women 161 (48.1)
Dukes classification
 A 59 (17.6)
 B 101 (30.1)
 C 114 (34.0)
 D 61 (18.2)
Tumor classification (pT)
 pT1 13 (3.9)
 pT2 74 (22.1)
 pT3 212 (63.3)
 pT4 31 (9.3)
Lymph node metastasis (pN)
 pN0 176 (52.5)
 pN1 87 (26.0)
 pN2 68 (20.3)
Distant metastasis (pM)
 pM0 273 (81.5)
 pM1 58 (17.3)
Grade (WHO)
 1 22 (6.6)
 2 31 (69.0)
 3 24 (7.2)
 4 22 (6.6)
Location
 Colon 156 (46.6)
 Rectum 179 (53.4)
Side
 Right 93 (27.8)
 Left 242 (72.2)
Histologic type
 Adeno 309 (92.2)
 Mucinous 26 (7.8)
Systemic inflammatory response
 CRP < =30 278 (83.0)
 CRP > 30 51 (15.2)
  1. Abbreviation: IQR interquartile range