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Table 3 Stage migration in different groups of lymph nodes examined

From: Reconsideration of the optimal minimum lymph node count for young colon cancer patients: a population-based study

AJCC Stage < 12 nodes (N = 236) 12–21 nodes (N = 943) ≥22 nodes (N = 1181) P
AJCC TNM Stage I/II 112 (47.5%) 439 (46.6%) 545 (48.9%) 0.167
III 124 (52.5%) 504 (53.4%) 636 (51.1%)
AJCC N Stage N0 112 (47.5%) 439 (46.6%) 545 (48.9%) 0.037
N1 86 (36.4%) 270 (28.6%) 326 (27.6%)
N2 38 (16.1%) 234 (24.8%) 310 (26.2%)