Table 1

Anthropometric characteristics and MDA-adduct levels (M1-dG per 107 total normal bases) for all of the participants, men and women in cases (Polyps) and controls (C)a

FindingsAll (162)Men (100)Women (62)
C (79)Polyps (83)Correlationb with M1-dG (n = 162) (P)C (54)Polyps (46)Correlationb with M1-dG (n = 100) (P)C (25)Polyps (37)Correlationb with M1-dG (n = 62) (P)
Age (yr)57.7 ± 2.958.4 ± 3.10.189 (P ≤ 0.02)57.6 ± 2.958.7 ± 3.20.2586 (P ≤ 0.01)57.9 ± 3.158.1 ± 3.10.0738
Height (cm)171.7 ± 8.8169.5 ± 9.20.045175.7 ± 6.9175.5 ± 6.40.2178 (P ≤ 0.05)163 ± 5.3161.9 ± 5.9−0.0946
Weight (kg)76.6 ± 9.874.9 ± 10.9−0.04678.4 ± 8.079.8 ± 7.7−0.06072.8 ± 12.368.8 ± 11.30.002
BMI (kg/m2)26.1 ± 3.426.1 ± 3.1−0.07725.4 ± 2.125.9 ± 2.4−0.2506 (P ≤ 0.02)27.5 ± 5.026.2 ± 3.90.0467
M1-dG per 107 bases (range)4.11 ± 2.6 (0–11.64)4.71 ± 3.2 (0–12.23)4.13 ± 2.8 (0–11.64)4.52 ± 3.2 (0–12.23)4.06 ± 2.0 (0.23–8.54)4.95 ± 3.3 (0–11.56)
  • a Values are means ± SD.

  • b Pearson’s correlation test was used in the analyses.