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Table 1 Studied variables frequency in cases and controls

From: Porphyrins are increased in the faeces of patients with prostate cancer: a case-control study

Variables Controls Cases
n % n %
Marital Status
 Married 6 66.6 7 77.7
 Single 1 11.1 0 0
 Divorced 0 0 0 0
 Widowed 2 22.3 2 22.3
Alcoholism
 Yes 1 11.2 0 0
 No 8 88.8 9 100
Smoking
 Yes 0 0 3 33.3
 No 9 100 6 66.6
Family history of prostate cancer
 Yes 2 22.3 2 22.3
 No 7 77.7 7 77.7
Personal history of other kinds of cancer
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100
Prostatic disease
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100
Diabetes
 Yes 2 22.3 1 11.2
 No 7 77.7 8 88.8
Dyslipidemia
 Yes 1 11.2 1 11.2
 No 8 88.8 8 88.8
Porphyria
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100
Anemia
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100
Lead/metals intoxication
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100
Antibiotics use
 Yes 0 0 0 0
 No 9 100 9 100