Table 1

Clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with gastric cancer carcinoma and healthy controls
Characteristic No. of patients or controls P
Cases (n) Control (n)
No. 200 200
Age, years > 0.05
Mean 56.29 55.67
Standard deviation 3.46 4.21
Range 63 65
Gender > 0.05
Male 130 130
Female 70 70
Helicobacter pylori infection 0.12
Seronegative 62 77
Seropositive 138 123
Vascular invasion
Absence 155 -
Presence 45 -
Lymph node metastasis
Absence 80 -
Presence 120 -
Liver metastasis
Absence 182 -
Presence 18 -
Peritoneal dissemination
Absence 172 -
Presence 28 -
TNM stage -
IA 39 -
IB 40 -
II 33 -
III 45 -
IV 43 -

Zhao et al.

Zhao et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:477   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-477

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