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Table 3 The expression of MMP7 in tongue cancer samples with different clinical and pathological characters

From: Elevated matrix metalloproteinase 7 expression promotes the proliferation, motility and metastasis of tongue squamous cell carcinoma

CharacteristicsCasesMMP7+MMP7-P value
Cancer vs Normal
 Cancer884642< 0.001***
 Normal88088
Gender
 Female4321220.6697
 Male452520
Age
 Less than 554923260.2894
 55 and up392316
Tumor Stagesa
 T1 and T2261791.000
 T3 and T416106
Differentiation
 Poorly and Moderately3017130.6541
 Well582929
Lymph Node metastasis
 N07435390.0418*
 N1 and N214113
  1. a Some samples were lack of the data of tumor stages
  2. * P < 0.05; *** P < 0.001