Table 1

The correlation between the expression of BCRP and the clinicopathological parameter

Patients

BCRP expression

P value


n (%)

negative

low

high


Age

0.801


≤ 50 years

80

10

38

32


> 50 years

116

16

59

41


Histology-type

0.711


IDC

155

20

75

60


IDC with others

41

6

22

13


Histology-grade

0.424


G1/G2

143

19

67

57


G3

53

7

30

16


Tumour size

0.210


≤ 2.0 cm

97

9

48

40


> 2.0 cm

99

17

49

33


LNM

0.049*


-

103

8

56

39


+

93

18

41

34


ER

0.136


-/+

96

14

53

29


++/+++

100

12

44

44


PR

0.693


-/+

128

18

65

45


++/+++

68

8

32

28


HER2

0.001*


-/+

138

18

57

63


++/+++

58

8

40

10


Ki67

0.906


Positive ≤ 50%

154

21

75

58


Positive > 50%

42

5

22

15


Clinical stage

0.015*


Stage I

60

2

32

26


Stage IIa and IIb

86

11

44

31


StageIIIa and IIIb

50

13

21

16


P values were evaluated by chi-square test or the Fisher's exact test. *P < 0.05.

Xiang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:90   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-90

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