Table 1

Skewed X-chromosomal inactivation frequencies in esophageal carcinoma patients of various age ranges and the corresponding controls
Groups Age (years) Numbers examined Numbers with CR ≥ 3(%) P-value Numbers with CR ≥ 10(%) P-value
Patients ≤40 14 5 (35.7) 0.006 1 (7.1) 0.217
Controls 170 13 (7.6) 2 (1.2)
Patients >40 120 8 (6.7) 0.301 6 (5.0) 0.940
Controls 115 12 (10.4) 6 (5.2)
Patients 35-83 134 13 (9.7) 0.757 7 (5.2) 0.214
Controls 16-83 285 25 (8.8) 8 (2.8)

Li et al.

Li et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:55   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-55

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