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Table 2 Demographics of controls and cancer patients included in the Affymetrix analysis from centre 1

From: Using transcriptomics to identify and validate novel biomarkers of human skeletal muscle cancer cachexia

  No-cancer Cancer patients  
  (n = 3) (n = 18) P
Male/female 2/1 12/6 -
Age (years) 45(2) 67(2) <0.001
% weight loss 0 8.9(1.6) <0.001
BMI 28.5(1.7) 24.4(0.8) 0.080
CRP 2.7(0.9) 19.7(8.1) 0.052
MAMC 23.8(1.7) 23.7(0.5) 0.960
  1. Mean (standard error of the mean). BMI: body mass index; CRP: C reactive protein; MAMC: mid arm muscle circumference.