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Table 1 Relationship between p75NTR expression and clinicopathologic characteristics

From: Self-renewal and chemotherapy resistance of p75NTR positive cells in esophageal squamous cell carcinomas

clinical factors squamous cell carcinomas
  p75NTR-positive p75NTR-negative test P
Total 62 38   
age (year) 62.95 ± 9.27 58.13 ± 7.524 2.71 0.008
gender     
   Male 47/62 (75.8%) 9/38 (23.7%) 0.32 0.569
   Female 15/62 (24.2%) 29/38 (76.3%)   
tumor diameter (cm) 5.38 ± 1.76 4.16 ± 1.85 3.30 0.001
KI     
   high 40/62 (64.5%) 24/38 (63.2%) 0.02 0.891
   Low 22/62 (35.5%) 14/38 (36.8%)   
necrosis 17/62 (27.4%) 14/38 (36.8%) 0.98 0.323
*distant metastasis 16/62 (25.8%) 10/38 (26.3%) 0.00 0.955
Para-esophageal lymph node metastasis 29/62 (46.8%) 19/38 (50.0%) 0.10 0.754
pathological grade     
   poorly differentiated 6 (9.7%) 10 (26.3%) 11.78 0.001
   moderately differentiated 26 (41.9%) 22 (57.9%)   
   well differentiated 30 (48.4%) 6 (15.8%)   
  1. * Distant metastasis involved supraclavicular lymph node, abdominal lymph node, liver, lung, trachea and subcutaneous of the back.