Table 4

Results of statistical analyses between immunohistochemical and clinicopathologic parameters in cases with gastric carcinoma
Variables iNOS score D2-40
iNOS-T iNOS-S iNOS-E LID P-LVD I-LVD
Age*
   r value 0.007 0.008 0.07 0.06 0.05 0.01
   p Value 0.92 0.96 0.86 0.71 0.99 0.85
Gender (male or female)**
   p Value 0.67 0.93 0.34 0.84 0.20 0.15
Location of tumor (proximal or distal) **
   p Value 0.53 0.17 0.005 0.95 0.77 0.60
Tumor size (cm)*
   r value 0.31 0.06 0.06 0.29 0.53 0.37
   p Value 0.05 0.70 0.70 0.07 < 0.001 0.01
Histological type (NOS/tubular/papillary or mucinous/poorly cohesive) **
   p Value 0.46 0.54 0.51 0.14 0.44 0.62
Differentiation (Well/moderate or poorly/signet ring cell) **
   p Value 0.01 0.748 0.92 0.001 0.001 0.03
Inflammatory response (score 1 + 2 or score 3) **
   p value 0.01 0.89 0.51 0.02 0.001 0.01
LVI [H&E](positive or negative) **
   p Value 0.002 0.03 0.01 0.001 0.001 < 0.001
LI [D2-40](positive or negative) **
   p Value 0.002 0.02 0.01 < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001
nLI*
   r value 0.64 0.37 0.44 0.98 0.65 0.63
   p Value < 0.001 0.017 0.004 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
nNm*
   r value 0.61 0.30 0.40 0.83 0.86 0.78
   p Value < 0.001 0.05 0.009 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
pN (N0 or N1/2/3) **
   p Value 0.001 0.003 0.023 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
pT (T1 + 2 orT3 + 4) **
   p Value 0.05 0.70 0.70 0.07 < 0.001 0.01
TNM stage (I + II or III + IV) **
   p Value 0.0002 0.067 0.02 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001

* Pearson’s correlation analysis/Spearman’s correlation analysis and **Independent sample t test/the Mann–Whitney U tests were used.

Karadayı et al.

Karadayı et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:151   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-151

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