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Table 2 Distribution of selected demographic variables and risk factors in gastric cancer cases and control

From: Case–control study on TP73 rs1801173 C > T gene polymorphism and susceptibility to gastric cancer in a Chinese Han population

  Overall cases (n = 577) Overall controls (n = 678) P
n (%) n (%)
Age (years) 61.34 ± 11.097 62.31 ± 7.549 0.065
Age (years)
 < 62 268 (46.45) 324 (47.79)  
 ≥ 62 309(53.55) 354(52.21) 0.635
Sex
 Male 394 (68.28) 456(67.26)  
 Female 183(31.72) 222(32.74) 0.698
Smoking status
 Never 378 (65.51) 493(72.71)  
 Ever 199(34.49) 185 (27.29) 0.006
Alcohol use
 Never 453 (78.51) 520(76.70)  
 Ever 124 (21.49) 158(23.30) 0.443
  1. Bold value indicates statistically significant (P < 0.05)