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Table 1 HSCC patients’ clinicopathological characteristics and IHC staining for STK33

From: STK33 overexpression in hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: possible role in tumorigenesis

  N STK33 IHC scorea Pvalueb
Age
 <60 years 13 13.69 ± 4.23 0.8988
 ≥60 years 17 14.12 ± 2.98  
Sex
 Male 28 13.96 ± 3.65 0.8255
 Female 2 13.50 ± 2.12  
Differentiation c
 Keratinizing 888 12.95 ± 3.36 0.0044*
 Non-keratinzing 552 15.61 ± 3.04  
Tumor size
 ≤2 cm 23 12.83 ± 3.27 0.0011*
 >2 cm 7 17.57 ± 1.13  
Clinical stage
 I 9 9.78 ± 2.11 <0.0001*
 II 4 14.25 ± 2.87  
 III 5 15.60 ± 2.51  
 IV 12 16.25 ± 2.01  
Lymph node metastasis
 Negative 24 13.29 ± 3.62 0.048*
 Positive 6 16.50 ± 1.64  
  1. aSTK33 IHC score showed as mean ± standard deviation.
  2. bMan-Whitney U test for two groups or one-way ANOVA for > two groups.
  3. cThe number was fields of observation by microscope.
  4. *Statistically significant, P < 0.05.