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Table 3 Relationship between the expression of HMGB1 and the density of TILs as well as patient characteristics (N = 72)

From: Co-expression of nuclear and cytoplasmic HMGB1 is inversely associated with infiltration of CD45RO+ T cells and prognosis in patients with stage IIIB colon cancer

Characteristic HMGB1 expression
(-)- (+) (++)-(+++)
P
Gender    0.058
Male 22 18  
Female 10 22  
Age, years    0.113
≥60 14 25  
<60 18 15  
Tumor sites    0.476
Left hemicolon 19 27  
Right hemicolon 13 13  
Pathological grade    0.182
G1 4 6  
G2 22 32  
G3 6 2  
Density of CD3+cells (cells per high-power field)    0.013
≥16    
<16 20 35 0.006
Density of CD45RO+cells (cells per high-power field) 12 5  
≥24 19 35  
<24 13 5