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Table 4 Intensity of PINCH expression at the primary tumour invasive margin in relation to clinicopathological variables

From: Impact of PINCH expression on survival in colorectal cancer patients

Variable PINCH expression at tumour invasive margin
  Weak (%) Strong (%) P-value
Sex    0.97
   Male 55 (53) 74 (54)  
   Female 48 (47) 64 (46)  
Age (years)    0.97
   ≤ 69 52 (50) 70 (51)  
   > 69 51 (50) 68 (49)  
Tumour location    0.28
   Colon 63 (62) 75 (55)  
   Rectum 39 (38) 62 (45)  
Stage    0.34
   I 13 (13) 9 (7)  
   II 22 (21) 28 (21)  
   III 44 (43) 56 (42)  
   IV 24 (23) 41 (31)  
Differentiation    0.005
   Better 53 (52) 95 (69)  
   Poorer 50 (48) 42 (30)  
Inflammatory infiltration    0.047
   Weak 25 (26) 54 (40)  
   Moderate 43 (44) 52 (39)  
   Strong 30 (31) 28 (21)  
Necrosis    0.32
   < 10% 58 (59) 70 (53)  
   ≥ 10% 40 (41) 63 (47)