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Table 1 Characteristics of the ESCC patients included in this study

From: Targeted bisulfite sequencing identified a panel of DNA methylation-based biomarkers for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)

Characteristics Patient distribution N = 94
Age 64 (IQR = 57 to 70)
Sex  
 Male 69
 Female 25
Cigarette usea  
 Yes 58
 No 36
Alcohol useb  
 Yes 34
 No 58
T stagec  
 T2 14
 T3 72
 T4 5
N stagec  
 N0 44
 N1 38
 N2 7
 N3 3
M stagec  
 M0 90
 M1 1
  1. ESCC esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
  2. aYes represents the former and current smokers
  3. bYes represents individuals who presently consume or formerly consumed alcoholic beverages
  4. cTNM stages were assessed by the seventh edition of the TNM classification criteria