Table 5.

Discriminant function mean values

SampleMean (DF I,1)Mean (DF I,2)Mean (DF I,3)Mean (DF I,4)
Rectal mucosa−0.917*−0.839*−0.493−0.4709, −0.442*
Normal appearing, distant from lesion−0.697−0.578−0.127
Normal appearing, adjacent to lesion−0.643−0.518−0.136−0.3085
Adenoma+0.249+0.440+0.4577
Adenocarcinoma+0.517+0.772+0.728
  • * Rectal mucosal samples were obtained from participants with adenoma.

  • Rectal mucosal samples from normal healthy controls (norm/norm).