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Table 8 Comparison between controls and cases regarding the percentage of SHOX2 gene methylation

From: SHOX2 gene methylation in Egyptians having lung cancer

Methylation percentageControls
(n = 20)
Cases
(n = 60)
Test of sig.p
Un-methylatedSHOX2(%)
 Min–Max92.14–96.4822.84–96.10t = 4.324*<0.001*
 Mean ± S.D.94.38 ± 1.8078.82 ± 18.12
 Median94.9284.34
MethylatedSHOX2(%)
 Min–Max3.52–7.863.90–77.16U = 23.50*<0.001*
 Mean ± S.D.5.62 ± 1.8021.18 ± 18.12
 Median5.0815.67
  1. U: Mann Whitney test, t: Student t test, p: p value for comparing between the two groups
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05