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Table 3 Association between PD-L1 expression in tumor-infiltrating mononuclear cells (TIMCs) and clinico-pathological factorsa

From: PD-L1 expression in malignant salivary gland tumors

Characteristic % Positive tumor- infiltrating mononuclear cells p-value
  Score < 5 (low) (n = 27, 57.4%), n Score ≥ 5 (high) (n = 20, 42.6%), n Total (n = 47)‚ n  
Gender     > 0.999
 Male 15 11 26  
 Female 12 9 21  
Age     0.769
 65≥ 14 11 25  
 65< 13 9 22  
Stage     0.073
 I + II 19 8 27  
 III + IV 8 12 20  
Recurrence or metastasis after surgery    0.011
 No 19 12 31  
 Yes 8 8 16  
Outcome     0.049
 Alive 23 12 35  
 Death 4 8 12  
  1. aFisher’s exact test