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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The optimal screening interval for gastric cancer using esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy in Japan

  Gastric cancer patients over five years (n=35) Normal participants (n=3,688) Total (n=3,723) Mean difference (p- value)
Age, mean (SD) years 62 (9) 55 (12) 55 (12) <0.01
Gender, male (%) n 25 (71.4) 1,854 (50.3) 1,879 (50.5) <0.01
BMI, mean (SD) kg/m [2] 23.8 (3.1) 22.5 (3.1) 22.5 (3.1) 0.01
SBP mean (SD), mmHg 125.4 (13.6) 120.7(18.2) 120.8 (18.2) 0.05
DBP mean (SD), mmHg 77.1 (7.9) 74.9 (11.3) 75.0 (11.3) 0.12
Heart rate mean (SD), bpm 69.5 (9.4) 73.4 (11.3) 73.3 (11.3) 0.04
White blood cell mean (SD), *10 [3] /μl 5.6 (1.5) 5.1 (1.4) 5.1 (1.4) 0.06
Hemoglobin mean (SD), g/dl 14.1 (1.0) 13.9 (1.3) 13.9 (1.3) 0.21
Platelet mean (SD), *10 [6] /μl 224.2 (43.5) 234.4 (51.0) 234.3 (51.0) 0.24
Fasting blood sugar mean (SD), mg/dl 108.3 (18.8) 101.5 (17.2) 101.6 (17.3) 0.39
HgbA1c mean (SD), % 5.3 (0.7) 5.2 (0.6) 5.2 (0.6) 0.27
LDL-cho mean (SD), mg/dl 117.0 (21.8) 120.5 (29.0) 120.5 (29.0) 0.47
HDL-cho mean (SD), mg/dl 58.2 (12.8) 62.8 (15.7) 62.7 (15.7) 0.08
TG mean (SD), mg/dl 107.4 (53.0) 102.8 (70.7) 102.8 (70.5) 0.70
Family history of gastric cancer n (%) 8 (1.2) 677 (18.4) 685 (18.4) 0.31
Alcohol habit n (%) 24 (68.6) 2,157 (58.5) 2,181 (58.6) 0.15
Smoker: Brinckman index n (SD) 430.7 (648.0) 210.6 (412.7) 21.7 (415.9) 0.05
Salt intake: g per day g (SD) 12.7 (3.4) 12.2 (3.8) 12.2 (3.8) 0.44
Gastric ulcer n (%) 3 (1.2) 239 (6.5) 242 (6.5) 0.40
  1. Number of cigarettes smoked per day times the number of smoking years.