Table 5

Results of statistical analyses* of the relationship of iNOS scores at different cellular localizations and lymphatic invasion density (LID [nLI/mm2]), peritumoral lymphatic vascular density (P-LVD), and intratumoral lymphatic vascular density (I-LVD)
Variables iNOS-T iNOS-F iNOS-E LID P-LVD I-LVD
LID
r value 0.64 0.39 0.45 - 0.65 0.63
p value 0.001 0.013 0.004 - 0.001 0.001
P-LVD
r value 0.56 0.27 0.35 0.65 - 0.84
p value 0.001 0.08 0.02 0.001 - 0.001
I-LVD
r value 0.59 0.32 0.25 0.63 0.84 -
p value 0.001 0.04 0.11 0.001 0.001 -

* Pearson’s correlation analysis/Spearman’s correlation analysis were used.

Karadayı et al.

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

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