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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of cases and controls

From: Genetic determinants of cocaine-associated agranulocytosis

Characteristic Cases (N = 8) Controls (N = 26) P value
Sex, no. (%)    0.681
 Female 6 (75) 16 (62)  
 Male 2 (25) 10 (38)  
Mean age, year (range) 37 (27–48) 39 (28–53) 0.617
Self reported ancestry, no. (%)
 Aboriginal 5 (62) 18 (69)  
 Non-aboriginala 3 (38) 8 (31)  
HIV positivity, no. (%) 1 (14) 4 (15) 1
Hepatitis C positivity, no. (%) 1 (14) 12 (46) 0.116
History of rheumatoid arthritis, no. (%) 1 (14) 2 (8) 1
History of unusual skin problems, no. (%) 1 (14) 3 (12) 1
  1. aNon aboriginal: cases 2 Caucasian, 1 South Asian; Controls all Caucasian.
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