Table 1 Characteristics of patients and controls.

From: Polymorphisms in Telomere Length Associated TERC and TERT predispose for Ischemic Stroke in a Chinese Han population

Characteristics Ischemic stroke (n = 300) Control (n = 300) P value a
Age (means ± SD, year) 60.3 ± 6.4 60.4 ± 5.1 0.849
Gender No. % No. %  
 Male 180 60 180 60 1.000
 Female 120 40 120 40
  1. aP value was estimated by Welch’s t test and Pearson’s χ2 test for age and gender variables, respectively. Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation.