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Table 1 Demographic data and clinical and pathological characteristics of patients

From: Clinical implications of metastatic lymph node ratio in gastric cancer

Characteristics Number of cases
Sex Male 153
  Female 71
Age (years old) ≤ 60 114
  > 60 110
Tumor number Single 208
  Multitude 16
Location of tumor U (upper third stomach) 9
  M (middle third stomach) 41
  L (lower third stomach) 174
Maximum tumor diameter (cm) ≤ 2 28
  2–4 85
  > 4 111
pT category pT1 34
  pT2 128
  pT3 59
  pT4 3
Histological type G1 (well differentiated) 41
  G2 (moderately differentiated) 46
  G3 (poor differentiated) 137
Histological growth pattern   
  Expanding type 115
  Infiltrative type 109
Lymphatic vessel infiltrate Present 59
  Absent 165
pN category pN0 55
  pN1 87
  pN2 49
  pN3 33
Metastatic node ratio (%) 0 55
  1–19 72
  20–39 30
  40–59 26
  60–79 20
  80–100 21