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Table 1 ESCC patient characteristics according to tumor stromal FN expression

From: Expression of fibronectin in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and its role in migration

Characteristics No. of patients High stromal FN Low stromal FN P-value
Gender     0.490
 Male 55 27 (49.1%) 28 (51.0%)  
 Female 13 5 (38.5%) 8 (61.5%)  
Age (years)     0.491
  ≤ 60 37 16 (43.2%) 21 (56.8%)  
  > 60 31 16 (51.6%) 15 (48.4%)  
Tumor differentiation     0.881
 Poor 24 11 (45.8%) 13 (54.2%)  
 Well+Moderate 44 21 (47.7%) 23 (52.3%)  
 pT status     0.228
 T1 + T2 15 5 (33.3%) 10 (66.7%)  
 T3 53 27(50.9%) 26 (49.1%)  
Lymph node metastasis     0.032*
 NO 45 17 (37.8%) 28 (62.2%)  
 YES 23 15 (65.2%) 8 (34.8%)  
TNM stage     0.169
 I + II 46 19 (41.3%) 27 (58.7%)  
 III + IV 22 13 (59.1%) 9 (40.9%)  
  1. *P < 0.05