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Table 3 Correlation between DNMT1 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, %) DNMT1 Chi-squared test
   Low Exp (n, %) High Exp (n, %) P-value
Age (years)     
 <45 29 21 (72.4) 8 (27.6) 0.7679
 >45 31 24 (77.4) 7 (22.6)  
Gender     
 Male 47 34 (72.3) 13 (27.7) 0.7638
 Female 13 9 (69.2) 4 (30.8)  
Stage     
 TNM I-II 12 9 (75) 3 (25) 0.6202
 TNM III-IV 38 25 (65.8) 13 (34.2)  
 Unknown 10 9 (90) 1 (10)