Table 2

Association of miR-21 expression level in glioma tissues with gender, age, Karnofsky performance score (KPS) and World Health Organization (WHO) grade
Clinicopathological features No. of cases miR-21 expression P
Low (n, %) High (n,%)
WHO Grade <0.001
  I 31 31 (100%) 0 (0%)
  II 30 30 (100%) 0 (0%)
  III 32 18 (56.3%) 14 (43.7%)
  IV 59 3 (5%) 56 (95%)
Gender 0.34
  Male 78 45 (57.7%) 33 (42.3%)
  Female 74 37 (50%) 37 (50%)
Age 0.23
  <50 91 49 (53.8%) 42 (46.2%)
  ≥50 61 33 (54.1%) 28 (45.9%)
KPS <0.001
  ≥70 62 57 (91.9%) 5 (8.1%)
  <70 90 25 (27.8%) 65 (72.2%)

Wu et al.

Wu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:200   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-200

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