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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants with their overall survival status (Univariate); Newfoundland and Labrador Familial Colorectal Cancer Cohort (1999–2003)

From: Hypothesis and data-driven dietary patterns and colorectal Cancer survival: findings from Newfoundland and Labrador colorectal Cancer cohort

Characteristic No. of patientsa No. of deaths (%) P log-rank
Age at diagnosis
  ≤ 60 231 62 (26.83)  
  > 60 301 108 (35.88) 0.04
Sex
 Female 211 57 (27.02)  
 Male 321 113 (35.20) 0.02
Family history
 Yes 16 6 (37.5)  
 No 516 164 (31.78) 0.61
Reported screening procedure
 Yes 68 15 (22.05)  
 No 464 155 (33.4) 0.08
Stage at diagnosis
 I/II 311 74 (23.79)  
 III/IV 221 96 (43.43) < 0.001
Diabetes History
 Yes 115 42 (36.52) 0.22
 No 417 128 (30.69)
History of High Cholesterol
 Yes 153 44 (28.75)  
 No 349 117 (33.52) 0.44
Tumour location
 Colon 349 105 (30.09)  
 Rectum 183 65 (35.51) 0.25
Smoke
 No 139 34 (24.44) 0.07
 Yes 393 136 (34.60)
Physical Activity (Met-hrs/week)
 Low (< 10) 175 52 (29.71)  
 Median (10–50) 163 56 (34.35) 0.27
 High (50+) 193 62 (32.12)  
MSI status
 MSI-L 440 154 (35.0)  
 MSI-H 61 6 (9.83) < 0.002
Reported chemo Therapy
 Yes 108 42 (38.88)  
 No 421 128 (30.40) 0.06
  1. MSI Microsatellite instability, MSI-L Microsatellite instability low, MSI-H Microsatellite instability High aColumn total varies due to missing values