Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of subjects by disease status

Disease free (n = 57)Cancer (n = 27)Adenoma (n = 30)Hyperplastic (n = 16)All (n = 130)
Age (y)*57.5 (54.1-61.0)68.4 (63.8-72.9)65.5 (61.2-69.9)54.4 (47.2-61.6)61.2 (58.9-63.6)
BMI (kg/m2)§24.5 (18.9-35.7)22.8 (13.4-32.1)25.2 (19.8-49.4)25.2 (19.0-35.6)24.5 (13.4-49.4)
Gender (n)
    Male241219661
    Female3315111069
Smoking (n)
    Nonsmoker391720581
    Smoker1810101149
  • * Mean (95% confidence interval).

  • P = 0.001, significantly different from disease-free group (Dunnett's test).

  • P = 0.009, significantly different from disease-free group (Dunnett's test).

  • § Median (range).

  • P = 0.05 (χ2 test), significantly different from disease-free group.