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Table 1 Characteristics of the final dataset (n = 7,333, 81 studies) included in the analysis

From: Meta-analysis of human methylation data for evidence of sex-specific autosomal patterns

Study characteristics  
Mean study sample size (sd; range) 90.5 (120.0; 6-719)
Sex: number recorded (%) 5,207 (71.0)
  -of which n female (%) 2,870 (55.1)
  n male (%) 2,277 (43.7)
  n other (trisomies/XXY) (%) 60 (1.1)
  following final classification:  
  n female (%) 3,647 (49.7)
  n male (%) 3,686 (50.3)
Sample Source:  
  n PBLs (%) 3,416 (46.6)
  n tissue (%) 3,917 (53.4)
  -of which n cancer tissue (%) 2,432 (62.1)
  1. Abbreviations: PBL peripheral blood leukocytes, n number, SD standard deviation.