Table 1

Correlation of fascin expression with clinico-pathological parameters of the OSCC patients.

Clinico-pathological parameter

FASCIN


n(131),%

EXPERSSION

P-value


Negative

Low

High


Age (Years)

< 50

75 (57.25)

15

30

30

0.091*


≥50

56 (42.75)

18

25

13


Sex

Male

102 (77.87)

25

41

36

0.524*


Female

29 (22.14)

8

14

7


Location

Tongue

61 (46.56)

17

27

26

0.517*


BM

70 (53.44)

16

28

17


Thickness

< 2 cm

92 (70.23)

25

35

32

0.370*


≥2 cm

39 (29.77)

8

20

11


Stages

I/II

28 (21.38)

9

15

4

0.041#


III/IV

103 (78.62)

24

40

39


Tumor Size

T1/T2

48 (36.65)

13

23

12

0.254#


T3/T4

83 (63.35)

20

31

32


Node Status

NO

47 (35.88)

17

22

8

0.001#


N1

34 (25.95)

8

14

12


N2

50 (38.17)

8

19

23


Differentiation

Poor + Moderate

124 (94.65)

28

53

43

0.005#


well

7 (5.34)

5

2

0


Perineural Extension

Yes

55 (41.98)

11

22

22

0.538*


No

62 (47.33)

16

27

19


* Pearson Chi-Square; # Spearman Correlation (Ordinal by Ordinal)

Alam et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-32

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