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Table 2 Association of miR-224 expression with clinicopathological features from ESCC patients

From: Expression and role of oncogenic miRNA-224 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Characteristics miR-224 expression P valuea
High Low
Age (years)    
 ≥60 22 15 0.658
 <60 14 12
Gender    
 Male 28 17 0.198
 Female 8 10
Tumor localizationb    
 Upper third 3 5 0.442
 Middle third 17 10
 Lower third 16 12
Tumor length (cm)    
 <3 15 12 0.881
 3–5 17 13
 >5 4 2
Pathologic grade    
 GI 5 8 0.035
 GII 10 12
 GIII 21 7
TNM    
 I 5 6 0.029
 II 16 18
 III 15 3
  1. aChi-square test
  2. bClassified according to the AJCC, 7th edition, staging criteria for esophageal cancer