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Table 2 Comparison of serum MMP-13 levels between different age groups of patients

From: Serum matrix metalloproteinase-13 as a diagnostic biomarker for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

  <  60 years (n = 29) ≥ 60 years (n = 48) p value
MMP-13 levels (pg/ml) 304.0 (252.0, 404.5) 347.5 (271.3, 484.3) 0.17
T1, n (%) 15 (51.7%) 22 (45.8%) 0.40
T2, n (%) 7 (24.1%) 14 (29.2%) 0.40
T3, n (%) 7 (24.2%) 12 (25.0%) 0.40
Gender (M/F) 20/9 29/19 0.45
  1. MMP-13 levels were expressed as median (first quartile, third quartile). M: male; and F: female