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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: 16S rDNA microbiome composition pattern analysis as a diagnostic biomarker for biliary tract cancer

CharacteristicsBiliary tract cancer (n = 24) (%)Benign inflammation (n = 43) (%)Control (n = 88) (%)p value*
SexMale15 (63)15 (35)37 (42)0.086
Female9 (37)28 (65)51 (58) 
Age (years) (mean ± SD)69.8 ± 10.755.4 ± 15.554.4 ± 12.8< 0.001
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. *Chi-square test or Kruskal-Wallis test
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