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Table 4 Correlation between clinical characteristics and ID4 gene methylation

From: Clinical implications of the quantitative detection of ID4 gene methylation in myelodysplastic syndrome

  Total Methylated Unmethylated P value
Patients (N) 100 27 73  
Age (years) 46 (13 to 86) 51 (38 to 83) 44 (13 to 86) 0.100
Sex (male/female) 55/45 14/13 41/32 0.700
WBC (×109/L) 4.12 (0.35 to 25.9) 3.95 (0.352 to 20) 4.18 (1.05 to 25.9) 0.036
Hemoglobin (g/L) 86 (44 to 140) 76 (52 to 114) 89 (44 to 140) 0.088
Platelet (×109/L) 84.19 (1 to 459) 98.43 (12 to 459) 90.16 (1 to 381) 0.656
BM blasts (%) 2.99 (0 to 17.2) 6.1 (0 to 17.2) 1.8 (0 to 11.6) 0.001
  1. BM, bone marrow; WBC, blood cell counts.