Table 2

Expressions of HAX-1 protein in ESCC and non-neoplastic samples
Groups n HAX-1 protein Strong positive expression rate (%) P
- + ++ +++
Peri-cancerous samples 112 0 61 51 0 0.00 P = 0.000
ESCC samples 112 0 9 52 51 45.54
Age(yr)
≥60 50 0 3 24 23 46.00 P = 0.929
<60 62 0 6 28 28 45.16
Gender
Male 50 0 3 25 22 44.00 P = 0.769
Female 62 0 6 27 29 46.77
Lymph node metastasis
Yes 45 0 0 13 32 71.11 P = 0.000
No 67 0 9 39 19 28.36

Li et al.

Li et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:47   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-47

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