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Table 2 Univariate analysis of clinicopathologic variables according to LNM

From: Platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio and C-reactive protein as markers for colorectal polyp histological type

Characteristics Tubular adenoma group (n = 115) Tubulovillous adenoma group (n = 57) Univariate analysis
X2 P
Age (years)    1.318 0.251
  ≤ 58 73(63.5) 31(54.4)   
  > 58 42(36.5) 26(45.6)   
Sex    0.523 0.469
 Male 85(73.9) 45(78.9)   
 Female 30(26.1) 12(21.1)   
Location    4.627 0.031*
 Colon 92(80.0) 37(64.9)   
 Rectum 23(20.0) 20(35.1)   
Maximum tumor diameter (cm)    33.482 0.000*
  ≤ 1.35 87(75.7) 17(29.8)   
  > 1.35 28(24.3) 40(70.2)   
Smoking    0.936 0.333
 Yes 45(39.1) 18(31.6)   
 No 70(60.9) 39(68.4)   
Drinking    0.003 0.958
 Yes 59(51.3) 29(50.9)   
 No 56(48.7) 28(49.1)   
Physician    6.347 0.012*
 Experienced 64(55.7) 43(75.4)   
 Unexperienced 51(44.3) 14(24.6)   
Number of tumors     0.048*
  ≤ 4 82(71.3) 32(56.1)   
  > 4 33(28.7) 25(43.9) 3.921  
Neutrophil count(× 109/L)    2.358 0.125
 Low 82(71.3) 34(59.6)   
 High 33(28.7) 23(40.4)   
Lymphocyte count(×109/L)    0.845 0.358
 Low 59(51.3) 25(43.9)   
 High 56(48.7) 32(56.1)   
Platelet count(×109/L)    2.988 0.084
 Low 65(56.5) 40(70.2)   
 High 50(43.5) 17(29.8)   
  1. Continuous variables are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation, and categorical variables are expressed as N (%)
  2. The values given are the number of patients unless indicated otherwise
  3. *Represents P < 0.05, which was considered to be statistically significant