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Table 3 LN+ rate and age within T-stage groups

From: Young age increases the risk of lymph-node metastasis in patients with muscle-invasive bladder urothelial carcinoma

Age, T2 T3 T4
years All patients LN+ (%) All patients LN+ (%) All patients LN+ (%)
All 6353 786 (12.37) 6479 2247 (34.68) 2792 1288 (46.13)
< 50 331 52 (15.71) 281 112 (39.86) 135 71 (52.59)
50–59 1138 156 (13.71) 1034 418 (40.43) 442 228 (51.58)
60–69 2141 281 (13.12) 1897 710 (37.43) 876 406 (46.35)
70–79 2053 232 (11.30) 2230 670 (30.04) 942 411 (43.63)
≥80 690 65 (9.42) 1037 337 (32.50) 397 172 (43.32)
P* 0.01   < 0.001   0.03  
  1. *from Cochran–Armitage trend test
  2. LN+ lymph node positivity