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Table 1 Characteristics of patients in apoptosis biomarker protein expression tissue microarray study

From: Biomarkers of apoptosis and survival in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Risk factor Prevalence of risk factor or clinicopathologic feature
(N = 265)
Gender (male) 0.66
Age (years, median) 58
Tobacco use (yes) 0.60
Alcohol use (daily or weekly) 0.22
Family history of upper gastrointestinal cancer (yes) 0.27
Clinico-pathologic feature  
Tumor grade  
   I 0.17
   II 0.60
   III 0.23
   IV 0.004
Tumor stage  
   1 0.004
   2 0.13
   3 0.86
   4 0.01
Lymph node metastasis (yes) 0.45
Degree differentiation (poor) 0.47