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Table 5 Correlation between the number of cytotoxic T 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 23 32 0.107 24 31 0.228 27 28 0.840
   III-IV 26 18   25 19   23 21  
Histology          
   Adenocarcinoma 24 21 0.547 23 22 0.841 24 21 0.688
   Non-adenocarcinoma 25 29   26 28   26 28  
Tumor grade          
   Well to moderate differentiation 26 24 0.248 29 21 0.040 28 22 0.248
   Poor differentiation 11 19   10 20   12 18  
Lymph node metastasis          
   No 25 34 0.103 27 32 0.416 29 30 0.838
   Yes 24 16   22 18   21 19