Table 3.

Plasma C-reactive protein of cases and controls

Plasma C-reactive protein (mg/L)
P
CasesControls
Colorectal cancer, n375750
Median [interquartile range]0.52 [0.28-1.2]0.45 [0.24-0.96]0.065
Colon cancer, n256512
Median [interquartile range]0.55 [0.27-1.4]0.45 [0.25-0.96]0.023
Proximal colon cancer, n123246
Median [interquartile range]0.52 [0.26-1.3]0.45 [0.25-0.89]0.27
Distal colon cancer, n125250
Median [interquartile range]0.67 [0.31-1.4]0.46 [0.25-1.0]0.039
Rectal cancer, n119238
Median [interquartile range]0.44 [0.31-0.93]0.46 [0.20-0.96]0.96