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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of colorectal cancer patients and healthy controls

From: Pattern of nucleotide variants of TP53 and their correlation with the expression of p53 and its downstream proteins in a Sri Lankan cohort of breast and colorectal cancer patients

CharacteristicsTotal Number of patientsNumber of patients with Wild type TP53Number of patients with mutated TP53Number of healthy controls
Sex
 Male1412211
 Female72510
Ethnicity
 Sinhalese1912717
 Tamil1104
 Muslims1100
Age at study entry
 30–60 years97216
  > 60 years12755
Body Mass index
 Under weight2201
 Ideal Weight11558
 Overweight6427
 Pre obese2203
 Obese0002
Histological status of cancer
 Well differentiated adenocarcinoma321N/A
 Moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma1064N/A
 Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma110N/A
 Unknown752N/A
Smoking history
 Yes6603
 No158718
Alcohol consumption
 Yes9816
 No126615
Betel-quid chewing
 Yes10823
 No116518
Codon 72 polymorphism
 Arginine6516
 Proline6335
 Arginine/ Proline96310