Table 1

Correlations of miR-22 expression with the clinicopathological features of primary gastric cancer
Features No. of cases miR-22 expression P
High Low
Age (years) 98 62.8 ± 23.2 62.1 ± 23.9 NS
Gender
Male 62 (63.3) 25 (40.3) 37 (59.7) NS
Female 36 (36.7) 15 (41.7) 21 (58.3)
Histopathological type
Intestinal type
pap 5 (5.1) 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0) NS
tub1 20 (20.4) 9 (45.0) 11 (55.0)
tub2 25 (25.5) 8 (32.0) 17 (68.0)
Diffuse type
por1 15 (15.3) 6 (40.0) 9 (60.0) NS
por2 33 (33.7) 15 (45.5) 18 (54.5)
Tumor depth (pT)
pT1 40 (40.8) 20 (50.0) 20 (50.0) NS
pT2 30 (30.6) 10 (33.3) 20 (66.7)
pT3 20 (20.4) 8 (40.0) 12 (60.0)
pT4 8 (8.2) 2 (25.0) 6 (75.0)
Lymph node metastasis (pN)
pN0 50 (51.0) 27 (54.0) 23 (46.0) 0.02
pN1 20 (20.4) 8 (40.0) 12 (60.0)
pN2 15 (15.3) 4 (26.7) 11 (73.3)
pN3 13 (13.3) 1 (7.7) 12 (92.3)
Distant metastasis (pM)
pM0 86 (87.8) 39 (45.3) 47 (54.7) 0.01
pM1 12 (12.2) 1 (8.3) 11 (91.7)
pStage
I 50 (51.0) 29 (58.0) 21 (42.0) 0.02
II 15 (15.3) 5 (33.3) 10 (66.7)
III 20 (20.4) 5 (25.0) 15 (75.0)
IV 13 (13.3) 1 (7.7) 12 (92.3)
Lymphatic invasion
Negative 45 (45.9) 17 (37.8) 28 (62.2) NS
Positive 53 (54.1) 23 (43.4) 30 (56.6)
Venous invasion
Negative 68 (69.4) 23 (33.8) 45 (66.2) NS
Positive 30 (30.6) 17 (56.7) 13 (43.3)
Hematogenous recurrence
Negative 78 (79.6) 32 (41.0) 46 (59.0) NS
Positive 20 (20.4) 8 (40.0) 12 (60.0)

Note: ‘NS’ refers to ‘no significant’.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:102   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-102

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