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Table 2 Patient and sample characteristics, and pks prevalence

From: Prevalence of pks-positive Escherichia coli in Japanese patients with or without colorectal cancer

Disease CRC Adenoma Control Total
# of patients 35 37 26 98
Age (median, range) 69 (44–97)
p = 0.223
69 (40–89)
p = 0.191
66 (37–87) 68 (37–97)
Gender (% male) 74.3
p = 0.025
64.9
p = 0.140
46.2 63.3
Total bacterial DNA (median, range; ng/μL) 5.2 (0.6–27)
p = 0.249
3.3 (0.5–20)
p = 0.922
2.6 (0.5–21) 3.3 (0.5–27)
# of pks-positive patients 15 19 12 46
pks prevalence 43%
p = 0.798
51%
p = 0.685
46% 47%
  1. CRC colorectal cancer