Table 1

Correlation between the clinicopathologic characteristics and expression of p27 protein in NPC
Characteristics n p27 (n) P
High expression Low expression
Gender
Male 93 49 44
Female 37 13 24 0.082
Age(y)
≥50 62 30 32
<50 68 32 36 1.000
Smoking
Yes 32 21 11
No 98 41 57 0.025
Recurrence
Yes 4 2 2
No 126 60 66 1.000
T classification
T1-T2 90 51 39
T3-T4 40 11 29 0.002
N classification
N0-N1 73 38 35
N2-N3 57 24 33 0.291
Distant metastasis
Yes 10 5 5
No 129 57 63 1.000
TNM Clinical stage
I~II 49 30 19
III~IV 81 32 49 0.019

Jiang et al.

Jiang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:212   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-212

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