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Table 4 Univariate analyses of TGFBI methylation in prostate cancer patients

From: Methylation screening of the TGFBI promoter in human lung and prostate cancer by methylation-specific PCR

Variable Methylation status P-value
  Absent Present  
Gleason score    0.6241
   6 2 (16.7%) 10 (83.3%)  
   7 (3+4) 6 (25.0%) 18 (75.0%)  
   7 (4+3) 1 (8.3%) 11 (91.7%)  
   9 0 (0.0%) 1 (100.0%)  
Extracapsular extension    0.8840
   Negative 8 (20.0%) 32 (80.0%)  
   Positive 1 (11.1%) 8 (88.9%)  
Seminal vesicle involvement    0.5582
   Negative 7 (16.7%) 35 (83.3%)  
   Positive 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%)  
Prostatectomy margin positivity    0.4364
   Negative 8 (23.5%) 26 (76.5%)  
   Positive 1 (6.7%) 14 (93.3%)  
Regional lymph node involvement    0.3975
   Negative 7 (18.4%) 31 (81.6%)  
   Positive 0 (0.0%) 1 (100.0%)