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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with NSCLC classified according to ILK

From: Increased expression of integrin-linked kinase is associated with shorter survival in non-small cell lung cancer

Characteristic Expression of ILK P-value
  weak or none (n = 93) strong (n = 41)  
Age    
MEAN ± SD 64.6 ± 11.0 64.5 ± 9.3 0.3412
Gender    
Male 57 31  
Female 36 10 0.1077
Histology    
Adenocarcinoma 54 21  
Squamous cell ca. 37 17  
Large cell ca. 2 3 0.4771
Tumor grade    
Well differentiated 38 9  
Mode differentiated 37 15  
Poorly differentiated 18 17 0.0169
T status    
T1 34 6  
T2 49 20  
T3 10 15 0.0006
Nodal status    
N0 69 18  
N1 7 1  
N2 17 22 0.0002
Stage    
Ia/Ib 62 11  
IIa/IIb 14 7  
IIIa 17 23 <0.0001
Lymphatic invasion    
Negative 42 15  
Positive 51 26 0.3548
Vascular invasion    
Negative 56 19  
Positive 37 22 0.1360