Table 2

Relationship between DEK protein overexpression and clinicopathological features of gastric cancer
Clinical features No. of cases Strongly positive cases (%) χ2 P value
Age 0.915 0.340
<56 96 55 (57.3%)
≥56 76 49 (64.5%)
Gender 0.011 0.918
Male 102 62 (60.8%)
Female 70 42 (60.0%)
Tumor size 10.501 0.001**
≥5 cm 73 55 (75.3%)
<5 cm 99 49 (49.5%)
Serosal invasion 0.283 0.596
Yes 81 46 (56.8%)
No 91 48 (52.7%)
Lauren types 5.581 0.118
Intestinal type 89 47 (52.8%)
Diffuse type 72 51 (70.8%)
Mixed type 11 6 (54.5%)
Differentiation 19.732 0.000**
Well 67 27 (40.3%)
Moderately 82 58 (70.7%)
Poorly 23 19 (82.6%)
LN Metastasis 1.417 0.235
Negative 89 50 (56.2%)
Positive 83 54 (65.1%)
Clinical stage 7.277 0.007**
0-II 92 47 (51.1%)
III-IV 80 57 (71.3%)

**P < 0.01.

Piao et al.

Piao et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:67   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-67

Open Data