Table 1

Correlations between CD163 and CD68 in Tumor Stroma and Tumor Nest and clinicopathologic features in primary breast cancer
Clinicopathologic features CD163 CD68
Tumor Stroma Tumor Nest Tumor Stroma Tumor Nest
Correlation coefficient Pvalue (2-tailed) N Correlation coefficient Pvalue (2-tailed) N Correlation coefficient Pvalue (2-tailed) N Correlation coefficient Pvalue (2-tailed) N
Age −0.011 .91 121 0.027 .79 105 0.227* .02 108 −0.114 .24 108
Nodal stage 0.094 .33 108 −0.163 .12 95 0.18 .08 98 −0.008 .94 97
Tumor size 0.339** .000 121 0.031 .75 105 0.250** .009 108 0.033 .74 108
Ki67 0.263** .007 104 0.127 .23 91 0.131 .21 92 0.05 .65 92
NHG 0.326** .000 121 0.091 .35 105 0.272** .004 108 0.024 .81 108
Her 2 −0.024 .80 117 −0.077 .44 103 0.079 .42 104 −0.06 .54 104
ER status −0.422** .000 121 −0.069 .48 105 −0.047 .63 108 0.11 .26 108
PR status −0.395** .000 121 0.066 .50 105 −0.045 .64 108 0.106 .27 108
Basal 0.621** .000 118 −0.014 .89 103 0.173 .08 104 −0.102 .31 104
Triple negative 0.624** .000 118 −0.014 .89 103 0.173 .08 104 −0.102 .31 104
Luminal A −0.514** .000 114 0.076 .45 100 −0.237* .02 100 0.141 .16 100
Luminal B 0.034 .72 116 −0.054 .59 102 0.138 .17 102 −0.047 .64 102

Medrek et al.

Medrek et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:306   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-306

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