Table 1.

Characteristics of subjects in each clinical group

HealthyAdenomaCancerP value
Age, years (mean, SD)55.3 (9.2)61.3 (11.1)59.4 (11.0)0.080
Gender (n, %)
 Men11 (37%)18 (60%)21 (70%)
 Women19 (63%)12 (40%)9 (30%)0.029
Race/ethnicity
 Non–Hispanic White21 (70%)27 (90%)28 (93%)
 Other9 (30%)3 (10%)2 (7%)0.026
BMI (mean, SD)26.6 (5.2)27.4 (4.4)30.7 (7.2)0.022
Current medication use (n, %)23 (77%)21 (70%)26 (87%)0.295
Positive FOBT (n, %)0 (0%)4 (13%)22 (73%)0.001