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Table 2 Clinico-pathological parameters in relation to ST6GAL1 mRNA expression

From: Epigenetic inactivation of ST6GAL1 in human bladder cancer

  ST6GAL1mRNA levelb  
  n a low high P-valuec Spearmanrs
Parameter:   
Age at diagnosis      
  ≤69 years 24 10 14 0.977 -0.004
  >69 years 19 8 11
Gender   
  Female 9 5 4 0.273 0.169
  Male 41 14 27
Tumor subtype   
  Non-invasive 13 2 11 0.017 -0.402
  Invasive 26 15 11
Histological tumor graded      
  Low grade 11 1 10 0.035 -0.316
  High grade 39 18 21
Tumor staged      
  pTa-pT1 16 4 12 0.099 -0.313
  pT2-pT4 23 13 10   
  1. aOnly patients with primary bladder cancer were included; bcut-off: 0.5 in relation to NU expression; cFisher’s exact test; daccording to WHO 2004 classification, significant p-values are marked in bold face.