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Table 3 Mean age of patients in relation to sex, type of cancer and presence of schistosomal eggs

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

   95% CI P -value
Sex No (Mean age)   
Male    
 Schistosomal eggs present 34 (49.6) 44.40–54.77  
 No schistosomal eggs 56 (60.8) 32.59–64.32 < 0.001
Female    
 Schistosomal eggs present 49 (45.2) 41.36–49.08  
 No schistosomal eggs 46 (59.7) 55.25–64.18 < 0.001
Male No (Mean age)   
 Non squamous cancer 43 (59.8) 56.45–63.13  
 Squamous cancer 47 (53.6) 48.60–58.67 0.0473
Female    
 Non squamous cancer 40 (62.4) 58.45–67.35  
 Squamous cancer 55 (44.2) 41.09–47.82 < 0.001