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Table 1 Characteristics of the included articles

From: Prognostic implication and functional exploration for microRNA-20a as a molecular biomarker of gastrointestinal cancer

Author Year Country Ethnicity M/F N Age Cancer type TNM stage Sample source Methods Endpoints Median follow-up time Hazard ratio
Schetter et al 2008 USA Non-Asians 66/18 84 65 CRC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS 68 2.20 (1.10–4.60)
Ayerbes et al 2011 Spain Non-Asians 25/13 38 63 GIC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS 22 1.07 (1.00–1.13)
Osawa et al 2011 Japan Asians 26/11 37 65 GC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS 38 1.20 (1.12–1.58)
Kim et al 2012 Korea Asians 57/34 91 61 GC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS 46 1.19 (0.83–1.69)
Wang et al 2012 China Asians 43/22 65 60 GC I-IV Blood RT-PCR OS 36 1.58 (1.10–2.25)
Huang et al 2014 China Asians 52/30 82 60 GC I-IV Blood RT-PCR OS 20 1.08 (1.02–1.15)
Chen et al 2015 China Asians NR 580 NR CRC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS NR 1.88 (1.09–3.23)
Cheng et al 2016 China Asians 264/280 544 65 CRC I-IV Tissue RT-PCR OS 110 8.22 (4.47–15.12)
Yang et al 2017 China Asians 35/20 55 60 GC I-IV Blood RT-PCR OS 34 2.30 (1.60–3.32)
Peng et al 2018 China Asians 179/154 333 59 GC I-III Blood RT-PCR OS 36 2.07 (1.36–3.15)
Shao et al 2018 China Asians NR NR NR GC NR Tissue RT-PCR OS NR 1.02 (1.01–1.03)
Pesta et al. 2019 Czech Non-Asians 18/10 28 NR CRC I-IV Blood RT-PCR OS 36 1.67 (1.07–2.60)
  1. Abbreviation: F Female, M Male, N Number, NR Not report, CRC Colorectal cancer, GC Gastric cancer, GIC Gastrointestinal cancer, OS Overall survival