Mediators of Inflammation / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Associations of Functional MicroRNA Binding Site Polymorphisms in IL23/Th17 Inflammatory Pathway Genes with Gastric Cancer Risk

Table 3

Demographic characteristics in GC patients and controls.

VariablesCases (%)Controls (%)Test statisticsbOR (95% CI)
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Age (mean ± SD), year57.93 ± 11.8857.27 ± 12.150.36a
Gender
 Female124 (24.80)124 (24.80)1
 Male376 (75.20)376 (75.20)1.001.00 (0.75, 1.33)
Smoking status
 Never202 (40.40)255 (51.00)1
 Ever298 (59.60)245 (49.00)<0.011.53 (1.20, 1.97)
Drinking status
 Never310 (62.00)325 (65.00)1
 Ever190 (38.00)175 (35.00)0.321.14 (0.88, 1.47)
Family history of GC
 No381 (76.20)444 (88.80)1
 Yes119 (23.80)56 (11.20)<0.012.48 (1.75, 3.50)

GC: gastric cancer; OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; SD: standard deviation. a value for Student’s t-test. b value for two-sided χ2 test.

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