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Table 1 Demographic and tumor features of individuals identified as having dMMR or pMMR CRC

From: Distinct microbes, metabolites, and ecologies define the microbiome in deficient and proficient mismatch repair colorectal cancers

  dMMR pMMR p value
Sex, n (%)
 Male 10 (40) 34 (59) 0.122
 Female 15 (60) 24 (41)
Age, years
 Mean (SD) 74 (18) 63 (13) 0.002
 Range 23–95 33–90
BMI (SD) 27 (5) 29 (8) 0.273
Smoke ever? n (%)
 Yes 13 (52) 28 (48) 0.982
 No 12 (48) 30 (52)
Tumor location, n (%)
 Proximal colon 18 (72) 14 (24) p < 0.0001 between proximal and distal
 Distal colon 7 (28) 43 (74)
 Both 0 1 (3)
Stage, n (%)
 Early (1–2) 18 (72) 22 (38) 0.0007 between early and late
 Late (3–4) 4 (16) 33 (57)
 Stage unknown 3 (12) 3 (5)