Table 1.

Selected characteristics of patients with pancreatic cancer and controls

VariablePatients (n = 397), n (%)Controls (n = 907), n (%)P*
Age (y)0.681
    ≤5096 (24.2)198 (21.8)
    51-60108 (27.2)270 (29.8)
    61-70121 (30.5)267 (29.4)
    >7072 (18.1)172 (19.0)
Sex0.163
    Male256 (66.8)562 (62.0)
    Female132 (33.2)346 (38.0)
Smoking status<0.001
    Nonsmoker251 (63.2)668 (73.6)
    Smoker146 (36.8)239 (26.4)
Pack-years smoked0.671
    ≤2078 (53.4)133 (55.6)
    >2068 (46.6)106 (44.4)
Alcohol drinking0.541
    No277 (69.8)648 (71.4)
    Yes120 (30.2)259 (28.6)
Diabetes mellitus history<0.001
    No330 (83.1)839 (92.5)
    Yes67 (16.9)68 (7.5)
  • * Two-sided χ2 test.