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Table 3 Correlations between clinicopathologic findings and high DKK1 expression with ß-catenin positivity

From: Prognostic value of Dickkopf-1 and ß-catenin expression in advanced gastric cancer

Clinicopathologic features High DKK1 and positive ß-catenin P-value
Yes (%)
35 (22.2)
No (%)
123 (77.8)
Age, years
  > 62 21 (60.0) 58 (47.2) 0.180
  ≤ 62 14 (40.0) 65 (52.8)  
Sex
 Male 27 (77.1) 86 (69.9) 0.403
 Female 8 (22.9) 37 (30.1)  
T stage
 T2 /3 11 (31.4) 31 (25.2) 0.462
 T4 24 (68.6) 92 (74.8)  
N stage
 N0/1 14 (40.0) 73 (59.3) 0.042
 N2/3 21 (60.0) 50 (40.7)  
Lauren’s classification
 Diffuse type 20 (57.1) 85 (69.1) 0.186
 Non-diffuse type 15 (42.9) 38 (30.9)  
Tumor grade
 Well/moderate 12 (34.3) 34 (27.6) 0.445
 Poor 23 (65.7) 89 (72.4)  
Lymphatic invasion
 Yes 28 (80.0) 99 (80.5) 0.949
 No 7 (20.0) 24 (19.5)  
Vascular invasion
 Yes 3 (8.6) 9 (7.3) 0.805
 No 32 (91.4) 114 (92.7)  
TNM stage
 I/II 14 (40.0) 54 (43.9) 0.681
 III/IV 21 (60.0) 69 (56.1)