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Table 3 Characteristics of gastric cancer patients who had survival evaluated according to age groups

From: Clinical characteristics of distal gastric cancer in young adults from Northeastern Brazil

Characteristics Age ≤ 45 years
(n = 25)
Age > 45ears
(n = 57)
p
n % n %
Gender
 Male 13 52.0 40 70.2 0.113
 Female 12 48.0 17 29.8
Residence
 Metropolitan Region 20 80.0 44 77.2 0.777
 County 5 20.0 13 22.8
Chronic tobacco
 Yes 10 40.0 36 63.2 0.004
 No 15 60.0 21 36.8
Alcohol consumption
 Yes 12 48.0 26 45.6 0.841
 No 13 52.0 31 54.4
History of Gastric Cancer
 Yes 3 12.0 7 12.3 0.971
 No 22 88.0 50 87.7
Gastrectomy
 Curative 12 80.0 24 63.2 0.237
 Paliative 3 20.0 14 36.8
Lauren type
 Diffuse + Mixed 21 84.0 27 47.4 0.001
 Intestinal 4 16.0 30 52.6
TNM
 I + II 4 16.0 22 38.6 0.043
 III + IV 21 84.0 35 61.4
Histological type
 Well differentiated 0 0.0 2 3.5 0.003
 Moderately differentiated 5 20.0 33 57.9
 Poorly differentiated 19 76.0 22 38.6
 Undifferentiated 1 4.0 0 0.0