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Table 3 Correlation between the number of macrophages and clinicopathological characteristics of patients

From: The number and microlocalization of tumor-associated immune cells are associated with patient's survival time in non-small cell lung cancer

Variable Islets + Stroma Islets Stroma
  < median ≥ median P < median ≥ median P < median ≥ median P
Tumor stage:          
   I-II 27 28 0.929 24 31 0.228 31 24 0.158
   III-IV 22 22   25 19   18 26  
Histology          
   Adenocarcinoma 16 29 0.012 19 26 0.228 19 26 0.228
   Non-adenocarcinoma 33 21   30 24   30 24  
Tumor grade          
   Well to moderate differentiation 26 24 0.646 26 24 0.248 26 24 0.495
   Poor differentiation 14 16   11 19   13 17  
Lymph node metastasis          
   No 28 31 0.624 25 34 0.103 33 26 0.153
   Yes 21 19   24 16   16 24