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Table 3 Sex-specific association between Piwi-like 2–4 mRNA expression and STS patient survival

From: Expression of human Piwi-likegenes is associated with prognosis for soft tissue sarcoma patients

  Female patients   Male patients  
  Piwi-like 2 Piwi-like 3 Piwi-like 4   Piwi-like 2 Piwi-like 3 Piwi-like 4  
Relative risk (RR) 1.88 1.13 3.53   2.76 2.59 1.10  
95% CI 0.87–4.07 0.51–2.52 1.56–8.00   0.95–8.04 0.81–8.33 0.36–3.31  
p-value 0.106 0.757 0.002   0.062 0.11 0.87  
n low 34 34 34   28 28 28  
n high 34 34 34   29 29 29  
  Combination Piwi-like 2 and − 4 Relative risk (RR) 95% CI p-value Combination Piwi-like 2 and − 3 Relative risk (RR) 95% CI p-value
n all low 22 5.23 1.67–16.32 0.004 15 5.90 1.33–26.23 0.02
n one gene elevated 24 4.47 1.47–13.61 0.008 26 2.84 0.77–10.41 0.12
n two genes elevated 22 reference    16 reference   
  1. Significant p-values and relative risks are marked in bold face (p-values <0.05 were considered significant).