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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of participants by cancer diagnosis

From: Longitudinal study of leukocyte DNA methylation and biomarkers for cancer risk in older adults

  Cancer1  
no yes p-value2
N 13 (65%) 7 (35%)  
Age 74 (±2.3) 75 (±2.5) 0.29
Ancestry/race3    0.64
 AA 7 (35%) 3 (15%)  
 EA 6 (30%) 4 (20%)  
Sex    0.08
 Female 9 (45%) 2 (10%)  
 Male 4 (20%) 5 (25%)  
BMI 27.01 (±3.77) 27.75 (±5.42) 0.72
  1. 1Counts (percent of total) for categorical variables and mean (SD) for continuous variables
  2. 2P-values based on Chi-square test and ANOVA
  3. 3Self-reported race identity; EA = European Americans or Caucasians, and AA = African Americans