Table 2

Correlation between the expression of DEC1 and clinicopathological factors
Clinicopathologic features DEC1 protein expression P value HIF-1α protein expression P value
Negative Positive Negative Positive
Age (yr) 0.108 0.463
≤50 8 23 16 15
>50 20 122 63 79
Sex 0.082 0.136
Male 15 102 58 59
Female 13 43 21 35
Tumor size (cm) 0.283 0.920
≤5 cm 8 57 30 35
>5 cm 20 88 49 59
Lymph node metastasis 0.082 0.000
Yes 24 101 44 81
No 4 44 35 13
TNM stage 0.397 0.013
I~II 9 59 39 29
III~IV 19 86 40 65
Tumor differentiation status 0.000 0.004
Well and moderate 17 36 33 20
Poor 11 109 46 74

Jia et al.

Jia et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:37   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-37

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