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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of human subjects matched by age, study enrollment, gender, and selected covariates

From: Untargeted lipidomic features associated with colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort

  Total n=132 CRC cases n=66 Controls n=66 p-value*
Gender Male 51 51  
Female 15 15  
Age at enrollment (y) median 56 56  
min 35 35  
max 65 65  
Years to diagnosis median 7.52  
min 0.10  
max 14.40  
BMI median 26.9 25.3 0.0246
min 19.7 18.7  
max 36.7 33.6  
Waist circumference (cm) median 97 90 0.0016
min 68 66  
max 115 119  
Diabetes yes 2 2  
no 64 64  
Smoking Status current 15 16 0.8423
former 27 23  
never 21 22  
NA 3 5  
Alcohol consumption (ml/day) median 23.0 22.6 0.4038
min 0.0 0.1  
max 79.8 113  
Physical Activity (min/day) high 13 13 0.6102
medium 15 20  
low 25 18  
none 10 10  
NA 3 5  
Total meat consumption (g/day) median 75.6 67.6 0.4640
min 5.9 8.8  
max 248.3 201.3  
  1. NA not available
  2. *Nominal p-values calculated from two-sided Wilcoxon rank sum tests (dichotomous variables) or chi-square tests (categorical or continuous variables)