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Table 2 Association of Human Papillomavirus infection with clinicopathological, and other characteristics of ESCC cases

From: Transcription factor AP-1 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Alterations in activity and expression during Human Papillomavirus infection

Characteristics (n = 75) %age HPV+Ve (n = 14) (%) p-value
Sex    0.22
   Male (n = 43) 57 6(14)  
   Female (n = 32) 43 8(25)  
Age    0.89
40-60 years (n = 47) 63 9(19)  
>60 years (n = 28) 37 5(18)  
Smoking Status    0.03
   Smoker (n = 51) 68 13(25)  
   Non-smoker (n = 24) 32 1(4)  
Dysphagia    0.03
   Grade I, II & III (n = 50) 67 13(26)  
   No Dysphagia (n = 25) 33 1(4)  
Location of tumor    0.37
Upper (n = 10) 13 1(10)  
Middle (n = 60) 80 13(22)  
Lower (5) 7 -  
Clinical Stage    0.03
   Stage I & II (n = 46) 61 5(11)  
   Stage III & IV (n = 29) 39 9(31)  
Histological Grade    0.020
   WDSCC (n = 17) 23 2(12)  
   MDSCC (n = 45) 60 6(13)  
   PDSCC (n = 13) 17 6(46)