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Table 1 Correlations between MTUS1 expression and clinicopathologic characteristics of SACC patients

From: MTUS1/ATIP3a down-regulation is associated with enhanced migration, invasion and poor prognosis in salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma

   MTUS1 (cases)  
characteristics   low High P-value*
Gender Male 10 8 P = 0.426
  Female 15 16  
Age (years) ≤46 11 15 P = 0.156
  >46 14 9  
Tumor stage T1 0 4 P = 0.01
  T2 15 12  
  T3 6 0  
  T4 4 8  
Lymph node metastasis Negative (pN) 22 21 P = 0.957
  Positive (pN+) 3 3  
clinic stage C1 0 4 P = 0.000
  C2 14 10  
  C3 5 2  
  C4 6 8  
Histological grading I 8 15 P = 0.017
  II 3 5  
  III 14 4  
distant metastasis Negtive 17 24 P = 0.005
  positive 8 0  
Recurrence Negtive 16 22 P = 0.022
  positive 9 2  
Tumor site Parotid 7 15  
  Submandibular 15 8 P = 0.02
  sublingual 3 1  
Vital status Alive 20 21 P = 0.048
  Death (tumor-related) 5 3  
  1. *: Chi-square test.