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Table 2 Correlation between DNMT3b expression and clinicopathological characteristics of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

From: MiR-29c regulates the expression of miR-34c and miR-449a by targeting DNA methyltransferase 3a and 3b in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Variable No. of patients (n, %) DNMT3b Chi-squared test
   Low Exp (n, %) High Exp (n, %) P-value
Age (years)     
 <45 40 33 (82.5) 7 (17.5) 0.5747
 >45 38 32 (84.2) 6 (15.8)  
Gender     
 Male 64 54 (84.4) 10 (15.6) 0.2127
 Female 14 14 (100) 0  
Stage     
 TNM I- 19 13 (68.4) 6 (31.6) 0.3122
 TNM III-IV 47 40 (85.1) 7 (14.9)  
 Unknown 12 11 (91.7) 1 (8.3)