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Table 1 Description of study groups

From: Association studies of the copy-number variable ß-defensin cluster on 8p23.1 in adenocarcinoma and chronic pancreatitis

Group PDAC CARLA1 CP CARLA2
Number (%) male 37 (53%) 123 (53%) 49 (82%) 133 (83%)
  female 33 (47%) 109 (47%) 11 (18%) 27 (17%)
  total 70 232 60 160
Age (years) minimum 41 46 36 45
  maximum 77 77 74 74
  mean 63.8 65.0 50.2 52.5
  median 67.0 66.8 49.0 50.0
  1. PDAC: pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; CP: chronic pancreatitis; CARLA1, CARLA2: healthy control groups which were age- and sex-matched to PDAC and CP, respectively.