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Table 1 Patient characteristics (N = 1332)

From: Co-expression of nuclear P38 and hormone receptors is prognostic of good long-term clinical outcome in primary breast cancer and is linked to upregulation of DNA repair

Variable   number %
Age (years) < 50 454 34.2%
≥50 874 65.8%
Tumour size (mm) < 20 646 48.7%
≥20 681 51.3%
Nodal stage 1 810 60.8%
2 406 30.5%
3 111 8.3%
Grade 1 202 15.2%
2 459 34.5%
3 666 50.2%
ER status negative 314 23.8%
positive 1005 76.2%
HER2 status negative 1102 86.7%
positive 169 13.3%
Vascular invasion negative 733 55.0%
suspected (probable) 153 11.5%
positive (definite) 435 32.7%
Distant metastasis negative 826 62.5%
positive 496 37.5%