Table 1.

Characteristics of DNA pools used in genome-wide methylation analysis

HME, n (%)IME, n (%)LME, n (%)Normal, n (%)
Number of samples20323270
Number of pools6663
Age mean ± SD66 ± 1264 ± 1263 ± 1164 ± 11
Female12 (60)19 (60)17 (53)31 (44)
Male8 (40)13 (40)15 (47)39 (56)
Proximal16 (80)5 (16)9 (28)26 (37)
Distal4 (20)27 (84)23 (72)44 (63)
BRAF mutant12 (60)0 (0)0 (0)
BRAF wild-type8 (40)32 (100)32 (100)
KRAS mutant0 (0)14 (44)12 (37)
KRAS wild-type20 (100)18 (56)20 (63)
MSI10 (50)0 (0)0 (0)
MSS10 (50)32 (100)32 (100)