Table 1

Clinicopathological data of studied subjects

Colorectal carcinoma patients (n = 58)
 Sex
  Male39 (68%)
  Female19 (32%)
 Age
  Range30–88 years old
  Median67.5 years old
 TNMa classification
  Tumor stage
  T10 (0%)
  T215 (26%)
  T330 (52%)
  T413 (22%)
  Lymph node status
  N021 (37%)
  N124 (41%)
  N213 (22%)
 Degree in differentiation
  Well0 (0%)
  Moderate44 (76%)
  Poor14 (24%)
Colorectal adenoma patients (n = 49)
 Sex
  Male31 (63%)
  Female18 (37%)
 Age
  Range28–73 years old
  Median53 years old
 Degree in dysplasia
  Mild4 (8%)
  Moderate31 (63%)
  Severe14 (29%)
Apparently normal subjects (n = 43)
 Sex
  Male15 (34%)
  Female28 (66%)
 Age
  Range25–70 years old
  Median34.5 years old
  • a TNM, Tumor-Node-Metastasis.