Table 1.

Clinicopathologic features of the patients in this study

HealthyPatients with cancer
individuals(n = 69)Noncancerous mucosa (n = 91)Gastric cancer tissues (n = 130)Total (n = 290)
AgeMean60.070.166.766.2
SD12.89.011.411.7
SexMale50 (72.5%)65 (71.4%)87 (66.9%)
Female17 (24.6%)26 (28.6%)36 (27.7%)
Unknown2 (2.9%)0 (0.0%)7 (5.4%)
H. pyloriPositive50 (72.5%)41 (45%)24 (18.5%)115 (39.7%)
Negative12 (17.4%)14 (15.4%)5 (3.8%)31 (10.7%)
Unknown7 (10.1%)36 (39.6%)101 (77.7%)144 (49.7%)
HistologyIntestinal type55 (60.4%)62 (47.7%)
Diffuse type36 (39.4%)68 (52.3%)
PGPositive15 (21.7%)20 (22.0%)9 (6.9%)44 (15.2%)
Negative23 (33.3%)18 (19.8%)11 (8.5%)52 (17.9%)
Unknown31 (44.9%)53 (58.2%)110 (84.6%)194 (66.9%)