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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of the studied groups

From: Association between miR-196a2 polymorphism and the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in the Egyptian population

 Control
N = 60
Cirrhosis
N = 60
HCC
N = 80
χ²P value
Age (years)
X ± SD52.61 ± 7.556.92 ± 6.4554.04 ± 8.34*F = 2.890.06
 Min-max24–6042–7043–65
 No.%No.%No.%  
Gender
 Male3050.02948.34252.50.250.88
 Female3050.03151.73847.5
Smoking
 Yes00.01728.33847.543.75< 0.001
 No60100.04168.34252.5
 Ex00.023.300.0
Family history
 Yes00.0915.02227.519.81< 0.001
 No60100.05185.05872.5
  1. X = mean, SD = standard deviation, χ² = chi-square, P probability of error. No = number, % = percentage *F = one-way ANOVA test