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Table 2 Comparison of wd-scores (the integrated model) of risk factors and prognosis associated with pancreatic cancer (n = 61)

From: Integrated epigenetic biomarkers in circulating cell-free DNA as a robust classifier for pancreatic cancer

Variable Variable level Wd-score P value
Age ≥ 60 − 3.894 ± 0.257 0.383
< 60 − 4.2126 ± 0254
Gender Male − 3.895 ± 0.230 0.355
Female − 4.235 ± 0.289
Smoking history Yes − 4.079 ± 0.375 0.911
No − 4.032 ± 0.206
Alcohol history Yes − 4.100 ± 0.314 0.831
No − 4.017 ± 0.224
Chronic disease
Hypertension Yes − 4.094 ± 0.372 0.911
No − 4.038 ± 0.201  
Type II diabetes Yes − 3.622 ± 0.235 0.118
No − 4.139 ± 0.213  
CA199, U/mL > 37 − 3.915 ± 0.200 0.336
< 37 − 4.529 ± 0.401  
Jaundice Yes − 3.000 ± 0.451 0.006
No − 4.357 ± 0.170  
Tumor size < 3 cm − 3.751 ± 0.198 0.019
> 3 cm − 4.875 ± 0.337  
Primary cancer site Head − 4.204 ± 0.252 0.439
Tail − 3.920 ± 0.256  
Tumor differentiation High / 0.721
Moderate − 4.013 ± 0.337  
Low − 4.056 ± 0.215  
Metastasis Yes − 3.929 ± 0.3508 0.9148
No − 4.087 ± 0.2127  
  1. wd-score weighted diagnosis score, CA199 carbohydrate antigen199
  2. Note: P values were calculated using t test