Journal of Nucleic Acids / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Genetic Predisposition for Dermal Problems in Hexavalent Chromium Exposed Population

Table 1

Demographiccharacteristics of the study participants.

CharacteristicsCategoryExposed groupControl group 𝑃 value
( 𝑁 = 1 4 6 )( 𝑁 = 1 4 8 )

Mean ageMean ± SD36.29 ± 14.8239.63 ± 14.390.086a
Number of subjectsMales79 (54)65 (44)0.0805b
Females67 (46)83 (56)
Smoking statusSmokers28 (19.2)13 (8.8)0.0101b
Symptom categorySymptomatic38 (26)

SD: standard deviation.
Number in parenthesis denotes percentage.
a 𝑃 value for continuous variables calculated using Student’s 𝑡 -test.
b 𝑃 value for categorical variables calculated using Chi-square test.

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