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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the studied groups

From: Association of IL-10 and TNF-α polymorphisms with risk and aggressiveness of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis

  HCC, n = 73 Cirrhotic, n = 85 Test of significance
Age/years, mean ± SD 56.21 ± 4.62 54.27 ± 7.63 t = 1.89
P = 0.06
Sex, N (%)
 Male 43 (58.9%) 39 (45.9%) χ2 = 2.67
P = 0.102
 Female 30 (41.1%) 46 (54.1%)
DM, N (%) 31 (42.5%) 27 (31.8%) χ2 = 1.94
P = 0.164
Hypertension, N (%) 19 (26.0%) 23 (27.1%) χ2 = 0.021
P = 0.884
Albumin (gm/dl), mean ± SD 3.29 ± 0.59 3.56 ± 0.52 t = 2.98
P = 0.003*
Bilirubin (mg/dl), median (IQR) 1.2 (0.85–1.7) 1.2 (0.8–1.64) z = 0.821
P = 0.412
WBCS, mean ± SD 4.78 ± 1.88 4.69 ± 1.85 t = 0.33
P = 0.739
HB (gm/dl), mean ± SD 11.33 ± 1.66 11.42 ± 1.53 t = 0.374
P = 0.709
Platelets ˣ 103, mean ± SD 101.05 ± 44.17 123.92 ± 36.76 t = 3.55
P = 0.001*
ALT (U/l), median (IQR) 35.0 (28.5–47.0) 35.0 (29.0–45.0) z = 0.452
P = 0.65
AFP (ng/dl), median (IQR) 89.0 (33.0–230.5) 5.2 (2.8–9.7) z = 9.98
P < 0.001*
AST(U/l), median (IQR) 68.0 (54.5–89.0) 40.0(36.0–47.0) z = 7.67
P < 0.001*
INR, mean ± SD 1.36 ± 0.20 1.32 ± 0.19 t = 1.09
P = 0.275
  1. Parameters described as mean ± SD, median (interquartile range) or number (percentage)
  2. t Student t test, Z Mann-Whitney U test, χ2 chi-square test
  3. *Statistically significant