Table 2

Relationship between MK-1 and RegIV expression and the clinical pathology characters of adenocarcinoma

Clinical Pathological Characters

Number

of cases

MK-1

RegIV


Positive cases (%)

χ2

P

Positive cases (%)

χ2

P


Sex

Male

24

16 (66.7)

0.28

> 0.05

11 (45.8)

0.77

> 0.05

Female

84

51 (60.7)

47 (56.0)

Age

≤ 45 yr

31

19 (61.3)

0.01

> 0.05

15 (48.4)

0.49

> 0.05

> 45 yr

77

48 (62.3)

43 (55.8)

Pathological type

Highly differentiated

36

29 (80.6)

16.35

< 0.01

12 (33.3)

9.94

< 0.05

Moderately differentiated

31

20 (64.5)

19 (61.3)

Low differentiated

30

10 (33.3)

21 (70.0)

Mucous adenocarcinoma

11

8 (72.7)

6 (54.5)

Maximal diameter

< 2 cm

31

23 (74.2)

2.73

> 0.05

13 (41.9)

2.42

> 0.05

≥2 cm

77

44 (57.1)

45 (58.4)

Lymphatic metastasis

None

49

39 (79.6)

11.74

< 0.05

20 (40.8)

4.24

< 0.05

Yes

59

28 (47.6)

38 (64.4)

Peritissue invasion

None

49

37 (75.5)

6.91

< 0.05

21 (42.9)

4.24

< 0.05

Yes

59

30 (50.9)

37 (62.7)

Cholecystolithiasis

None

50

28 (56.0)

1.44

> 0.05

24 (48.0)

1.22

> 0.05

Yes

58

39 (67.2)

34 (58.6)


Yang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:100   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-100

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