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Table 4 Correlation between the number of mature dendritic cells 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 21 34 0.012 23 32 0.107 22 33 0.044
   III-IV 28 16   26 18   27 17  
Histology          
   Adenocarcinoma 30 15 0.002 27 18 0.070 27 18 0.070
   Non-adenocarcinoma 19 35   22 32   22 32  
Tumor grade          
   Well to moderate differentiation 21 29 0.861 23 27 0.647 26 24 0.066
   Poor differentiation 12 18   12 18   9 21  
Lymph node metastasis          
   No 23 36 0.014 24 35 0.041 25 34 0.103
   Yes 26 14   25 15   24 16