Table 1

The pathologic characteristics of the tumor in the case and control group (n = 44 in each group).

Pathologic differentiation

Pathologic Type

Location of the tumor


Case group

Well differentiated

1.4%

Diffuse

0.5%

Cardia

13.6%

Moderately differentiated

5.0%

Body

18.2%

Poorly differentiated

1.4%

Intestinal

7.3%

Distal

68.2%

Control group

Well differentiated

7.3%

Diffuse

5%

Cardia

22.7%

Moderately differentiated

5.0%

Body

29.5%

Poorly differentiated

7.7%

Intestinal

5%

Distal

47.7%

P value

NS

NS

NS


Yaghoobi et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2004 4:28   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-4-28

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