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Table 1 Differences in demographic features of gastric cancer patients according to Lauren’s classification

From: Differences in TGF-β1 signaling and clinicopathologic characteristics of histologic subtypes of gastric cancer

   Intestinal-type Diffuse-type P-value
(n = 204) (n = 161)
Age <60 years 86 113 <0.001*
  >60 years 118 47  
Sex Male 163 99 <0.001*
  Female 41 62  
Extent of resection TG 30 47 0.001*
  STG 174 114  
Location Fundus 16 48 0.001*
  Body 67 79  
  Antrum 117 63  
Recurrence (−) 172 122 0.028*
  (+) 32 39  
Recurrence site Hematogenous 11 4 0.008*
  Peritoneal 11 27  
  Locoregional 3 4  
  Mixed 7 3  
Survival Alive 175 126 0.072
  Dead 29 35  
  1. *P <0.05, calculated using; N.S. not significant, TG total gastrectomy, STG subtotal gastrectomy