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Table 1 Patients Gender in relation to demographic characteristics and pathological features

From: Schistosomiasis and urinary bladder cancer in North Western Tanzania: a retrospective review of 185 patients

  Sex   
  Male Female P- value
  N (%) N (%)  
Age group    
 Below 50 years 29 (37.6) 48 ( 62.3) 0.017
 Above 50 years 61 (56.8) 47 (43.5)  
Histological type    
 Transitional cell carcinoma 37 (49.3) 38 (50.6)  
 Squamous cell carcinoma 47 (46.1) 55 (53.9)  
 Adenocarcinoma 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0) 0.450
 Others 2 (66.6) 1 (33.3)  
Presence of schistosomal eggs    
 Yes 34 (40.9) 49 (59.0) 0.076
 No 56 (54.9) 46 (45.0)  
Muscle invasion    
 Yes 55 (44.4) 69 (55.6) 0.118
 No 35 (57.3) 26 (42.6)  
Tumor differentiation    
 Well differentiated 30 (65.2) 16 (34.8)  
 Moderately differentiated 33 (51.6) 31 (48.4) 0.006
 Poorly differentiated 27 (36.0) 48 (64.0)