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Table 2 Relationship between NKD1expression and the clinicopathological factors in patients with NSCLC

From: Down-regulation of NKD1 increases the invasive potential of non-small-cell lung cancer and correlates with a poor prognosis

Clinicopathological factors n Normal expression Reduced expression X2 P-value
Age(yr)      
<58 55 13 42 0.191 0.662
≥58 45 9 36   
Gender      
Male 63 15 48 0.325 0.569
Female 37 7 30   
Histology      
SCC 33 13 20 8.684 0.003
AC 67 9 58   
Differentiation      
Well to moderate 50 17 33 8.392 0.004
Poor 50 5 45   
pTNM staging      
I-II 44 16 28 9.447 0.002
III-IV 56 6 50   
Lymph node metastasis      
No 45 15 30 6.124 0.013
Yes 55 7 48   
  1. SCC, squamous cell carcinoma; AC, Adenocarcinoma; pTNM staging, pathological TNM staging.