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Table 2 Tumour marker values for hcc cases and non-hcc controls

From: Utility of serum des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma among Nigerians, a case–control study

Variables Mean ± Standard Deviation *p-value
  HCC (n = 62) Non -HCC (n = 57)  
AFP (IU/ml) 122.8 ± 148.2 11.2 ± 34.8 p < 0.001
DCP mAU/ml 1657.6 ± 687.1 59.1 ± 27.4 p < 0.001
  1. *p-value < 0.05 is deemed significant