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Table 1 Association of GATA4 expression with clinico-pathological characteristics in 105 pediatric AML samples

From: Hypermethylation of the GATA binding protein 4 (GATA4) promoter in Chinese pediatric acute myeloid leukemia

Clinical variables No. of patients GATA4 expression (n) P
Low High
Sex
 Male 42 24 18 0.265
 Female 63 29 34  
Age (years)
  < 6 60 32 28 0.499
  ≥ 6 45 21 24  
Leukocyte (/μl)
  > 10,000 61 32 29 0.632
  ≤ 10,000 44 21 23  
FAB
 M1–M6 93 49 44 0.207
 M7 12 4 8  
Cytogenetics
 Favorable 50 20 30 0.077
 Intermediate 27 18 9  
 Unfavorable 28 15 13  
MRD
  < 0.25 % 49 23 26 0.498
  ≥ 0.25 % 56 30 26