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Table 1 Characteristics of glioma patients and healthy controls

From: Impact of AKAP6 polymorphisms on Glioma susceptibility and prognosis

CharacteristicsCases (n = 575)Controls (n = 500)p
Age, yearsMean ± SD (year)40.53 ± 13.9040.45 ± 18.080.942a
≤ 40279 (49%)265 (53%) 
>  40296 (51%)235 (47%) 
Gender   1.000b
Male320 (56%)279 (56%) 
Female255 (44%)221 (44%)
WHO gradeI-II369 (64%)  
III-IV206 (36%)  
astrocytoma 448 (78%)  
Surgical methodSTR & NTR184 (32%)  
GTR394 (68%)  
RadiotherapyGamma knife365 (63%)  
Conformal radiotherapy156 (27%)  
No57 (10%)  
ChemotherapyYes237 (41%)  
No341 (59%)  
State of progressProgress538 (93%)  
No35 (6%)  
Absent5 (1%)  
  1. WHO World Health Organization, GTR Gross-total resection, NTR Near-total resection, STR Sub-total resection
  2. a p values was calculated by independent samples T test
  3. b p values was calculated by Chi-square tests