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Table 1 Correlation between GIRK1 gene expression and various clinicopathologic factors in patients with lung cancer

From: G-protein inwardly rectifying potassium channel 1 (GIRK 1) gene expression correlates with tumor progression in non-small cell lung cancer

Variable GIRK1 p value
  Low expression (n = 22) (31%) High expression (n = 50) (69%)  
Age at surgery (yrs)    
   ≤60 8 (11 %) 19 (26 %)  
   >60 14 (20 %) 31 (43 %) 0.90
Sex    
   Male 17 (24 %) 35 (48 %)  
   Female 5 (7 %) 15 (21 %) 0.53
Tumor status    
   T1 10 (14 %) 11 (15 %)  
   T2 10 (14 %) 25 (35 %) 0.07
   T3 2 (3 %) 14 (19 %)  
Nodal status    
   N0 17 (24 %) 26 (36 %)  
   N1 3 (4 %) 3 (4 %) 0.02
   N2 2 (3 %) 21 (29 %)  
Stage    
   IA/IB 16 (22 %) 19 (26 %)  
   IIA/IIB 4 (6 %) 10 (14 %) 0.02
   III A 2 (3 %) 21 (29 %)  
Histology    
   Adenocarcinoma 15 (21 %) 26 (36 %)  
   Squamous cell carcinoma 6 (8 %) 22 (30 %) 0.40
   Large cell carcinoma 1 (2 %) 2 (3 %)  
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