Table 3

Analysis of the correlation between the BRCA1 results and clinicopathological parameters in the young groups and old groups
Items Young groups (n)
    BRCA1
Old groups (n)
    BRCA1
r P
+ +
ER 0.042 0.540
13 23 21 10
+ 24 47 51 30
PR 0.073 0.282
20 29 42 25
+ 17 41 30 15
C-erbB2 0.051 0.452
29 49 59 34
+ 8 21 13 6
Ki67 0.074 0.272
<15% 12 31 29 21
≥15% 25 39 43 19
WWOX −0.145 0.128
6 8 7 8
+ 31 62 65 32
Histological grades 0.077 0.260
I 2 1 10 9
II 26 43 53 28
III 9 26 9 3
PTNM 0.158 0.020 *
0~I 5 9 25 11
II 21 34 38 21
III 11 27 9 8
Axillary lymph node metastasis 0.205 0.002*
Yes 23 48 22 18
No 14 22 50 22

Note: *, P < 0.05.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:181   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-181

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