Table 1

Correlation of miR-663 methylation with clinical features in pediatric AML patients
Patient’s parameter Status of miR-663 methylation
Methylated (n = 29) Unmethylated (n = 41) Total P value
Age(median and range, year) 6.12(1–13) 6.72(1–11) 6.47(1–13) 0.879
Gender (male and female) 16/13 18/23 34/36 0.602
Laboratory parameters (median and range )
WBC (109/L) 15.3(0.8-51.1) 17.2(0.8-43.6) 16.4(0.8-51.1) 0.800
Hemoglobin (g/L) 77.3(32–176) 70.3(32–107) 73.2(32–176) 0.203
Platelet count (109/L) 54.2(12–310) 73.6(23–273) 65.54(12–310) 0.194
FAB subtype, n
M1 0 12 12
M2 18 14 32
M3 0 10 10
M4 5 0 5
M5 6 5 11 0.264
miR-663 transcript 2.84 2.64 2.67 0.827

Abbreviations: FAB: French-American-British, WBC: white blood cells.

Yan-Fang et al.

Yan-Fang et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2013 14:74   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-14-74

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