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Table 1 Correlation between GLO1high/nuc staining and patient characteristics

From: Glyoxalase 1 expression is associated with an unfavorable prognosis of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

   GLO1high/nuc GLO1others  
Features Category N % N % p value3
 Age [years] < 58.25 18 64.3 63 49.2 0.148
≥ 58.25 10 35.7 65 50.8  
 Gender Male 20 71.4 96 75.0 0.695
Female 8 28.6 32 25.0  
 T status T1-T2 6 21.4 64 50.4 0.005
T3-T4 22 78.6 63 49.6  
 N status N0 6 21.4 25 19.7 0.835
N+ 22 78.6 102 80.3  
 M status M0 25 92.6 120 96.0 0.444
M+ 2 7.4 5 4.0  
 Pathological grading G1–2 14 66.7 62 56.4 0.381
G3 7 33.3 48 43.6  
 Clinical staging I-III 5 17.9 44 34.6 0.084
IV 23 82.1 83 65.4  
 Alcohol no/former 3 11.1 29 24.2 0.137
current 24 88.9 91 75.8  
 Tobacco no/former 3 11.1 29 23.8 0.147
current 24 88.9 93 76.2  
 HPV non-related1 24 88.9 83 75.5 0.130
related2 3 11.1 27 24.5  
  1. 1 viral DNA-negative or DNA-positive but transcript-negative; 2 viral DNA- and transcript-positive according to [20]; 3 Chi-square test
  2. Significant results (p <0.05) (including the HR, 95% CI) are marked in boldface