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Table 3 Correlation between Puma expression and the clinicopathologic characteristics of 135 resectedNon-small cell lung cancers

From: Expression of Bim, Noxa, and Puma in non-small cell lung cancer

  No. of Patients  
Characteristics low high p
Age
<65 34 31 0.81
≥65 42 28  
Sex
Men 51 40 0.93
Women 25 19  
Smoker
Never 21 17 0.88
Smoker 55 42  
Histology
Adeno 45 29 0.06
Squamous 30 24  
Other1 1 6  
pT2
T1 23 15 0.50
T2-4 53 44  
pN3
N0 49 42 0.47
N1-3 27 17  
pStage4
I 42 41 0.09
II-IV 34 18  
Differentiation
Moderate/Poor 53 40 0.81
Well 23 19  
  1. 1Other: adenosquamous cell carcinoma and large cell carcinoma.
  2. 2pT: pathological tumor classifications.
  3. 3pN: pathological nodal classifications.
  4. 4pStage: pathological disease stage.