Table 1

Expression of CLDN2, CLDN6, CLDN11 and clinicopathological characteristics in gastric cancer patients
Item n CLDN2(+) CLDN2(-) P n CLDN6(+) CLDN6(-) P n CLDN11(+) CLDN11(-) P
Gastric cancer tissue 40 10 30 <0.001 40 22 18 0.045 40 32 8 0.004
Adjacent tissue 28 19 9 28 22 6 28 13 15
Gender
Male 31 9 22 0.404* 31 18 13 0.705* 31 26 5 0.645*
Female 9 1 8 9 4 5 9 7 2
Age (year)
≤60 17 4 13 1.000* 17 8 9 0.385 17 15 2 0.677*
>60 23 6 17 23 14 9 23 18 5
Histological grade
Well -differentiated 11 3 8 1.000* 11 6 5 1.000* 11 9 2 1.000*
Moderately and poor differentiated 27 7 20 27 15 12 27 21 6
Lymph node metastasis
+ 25 7 18 0.715* 25 14 11 0.870 25 19 6 0.224*
- 15 3 12 15 8 7 15 14 1

* No statistical significance.

Lin et al.

Lin et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:133   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-133

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