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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 209 primary melanoma patients

From: Increased shedding of HU177 correlates with worse prognosis in primary melanoma

Variable Patients (n = 209)
  Number (%)
Gender  
   Male 124 (59.3)
   Female 85 (40.7)
Age (years)  
   Mean ± SD; Median 58.3 ± 16.9; 58
Primary tumor histologic subtype  
   Superficial spreading melanoma 123 (58.9)
   Nodular melanoma 52 (24.9)
   Acral lentiginous melanoma 6 (2.9)
   Desmoplastic melanoma 6 (2.9)
   Lentigo maligna melanoma 7 (3.3)
   Other melanoma 10 (4.8)
   Unknown 5 (2.4)
Thickness (mm)  
   Mean ± SD; Median 2.09 ± 3.83; 0.95
Ulceration  
   Absent 169 (80.9)
   Present 35 (16.7)
   Unknown 5 (2.4)
AJCC stage  
   Stage I 136 (65.0)
   Stage II 41 (20.0)
   Stage III 32 (15.0)
  1. Abbreviations used: SD, standard deviation; AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.