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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population. DNA methylation profiles were available for all subjects, while gene and miRNA expression profiles were available as indicated in the Table

From: Evolving DNA methylation and gene expression markers of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia are present in pre-diagnostic blood samples more than 10 years prior to diagnosis

  Total Cases Controls
Total (N) 347 28 319
EPIC Italy; N (% of total) 133 9 124
NSHDS; N (% of total) 214 19 195
Males; N (% of total) 135 18 117
Females; N (% of total) 212 10 202
Age; mean (SD) 52.3 (7.7) 52.0 (8.1) 52.3 (7.7)
BMI; mean (SD) 26 (4.1) 25.6 (3.3) 26.0 (4.1)
Smokers (%) 72 (2.1%) 2 (7.1%) 70 (2.2%)
Subjects with transcriptomic profile (N) 307 25 282
Subjects with miRNA expression profile (N) 111 11 100