Table 2

The relationship between KLK6 expression, tumor recurrence and clinicopathological characteristics
Characteristics Cases Positive Positive rate χ2-value P-value
Gender 1.214 0.271
  Female 56 46 82.1%
  Male 73 54 74.0%
Age 0.067 0.796
  <60 years 65 51 78.5%
  ≥60 years 64 49 76.6%
Tumor site 3.806 0.149
  fundus/cardia 21 19 90.5%
  body 32 26 81.3%
  antrum pylorus 76 55 72.4%
Tumor size 0.540 0.462
  <5 cm 59 44 74.6%
  ≥5 cm 70 56 80.0%
Differentiation 0.004 0.951
  Well/moderate differentiated 16 16 13 81.3%
  Poorly differentiated 113 87 77.0%
T stage 1.486 0.476
  T2 19 13 68.4%
  T3 55 45 81.8%
  T4 55 42 76.4%
Lymph node 1.682 0.195
  N0/N1 49 35 71.4%
  N2/N3 80 65 81.3%
Vascular invasion 4.370 0.037
  Absent 81 58 71.6%
  Present 48 42 87.5%
Perineural invasion 4.439 0.035
  Absent 76 54 71.1%
  Present 53 46 86.8%
Margin 0.211 0.646
  Absent 110 84 76.4%
  Present 19 16 84.2%
TNM stage 8.029 0.005
  I + II 43 27 62.8%
  III + IV 86 73 84.9%

Liu et al.

Liu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:62   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-62

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