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Table 5 Hypermethylated promoter in recurrent stone formers to cmpare gender and age

From: The correlation between promoter hypermethylation of VDR, CLDN, and CasR genes and recurrent stone formation

Gene Female Male P-value
VDRa 9 (100%) 19 (90.5%) 0.483
VDRb 9 (100%) 19 (95.0%) 0.690
CLDNa 9 (100%) 14 (77.8%) 0.268
CLDNb 9 (100%) 14 (77.8%) 0.268
CasRa 8 (88.9%) 18 (94.7%) 0.575
CasRb 8 (88.9%) 18 (94.7%) 0.575
  Age < 60 Age ≥ 60 P-value
VDRa 22 (91.7%) 6 (100%) 0.634
VDRb 22 (95.6%) 6 (100%) 0.793
CLDNa 18 (81.8%) 5 (100%) 0.561
CLDNb 18 (81.8%) 5 (100%) 0.561
CasRa 20 (90.9%) 6 (100%) 0.611
CasRb 20 (90.9%) 6 (100%) 0.611
  1. In 30 recurrent stone formers, 21 were male (70%) and 24 were under 60 (80%). Hypermethylated for each target locus are presented