Table 1

Relationship between Snail expression and clinicopathological characteristics in 314 patients with gastric cancer
Number of patients (N = 314) Snail Positivity P value
<75% ≥75%
Age (years) 58.5 ± 10.6 59.1 ± 11.9 0.695
Sex
 Male 218 143 75 0.996
 Female 96 63 33
Tumor size
 ≤4.0 cm 192 135 57 0.028
 >4.0 cm 122 71 51
Location
 Upper/Middle 167 112 55 0.561
 Lower 147 94 53
Invasion depth
 T1 160 127 33 < 0.001
 T2 41 26 15
 T3 68 33 35
 T4 43 19 24
Gross type
 Elevated 77 51 26 < 0.001
 Flat/depressed 131 105 26
 Excavated 106 50 56
Histological type
 Intestinal 182 123 59 0.609
 Diffuse 122 76 46
 Mixed 10 7 3
Perineural invasion
 Negative 202 150 52 < 0.001
 Positive 111 55 56
Lymphovascular emboli
 Negative 193 139 54 0.002
 Positive 120 66 54
Lymph node metastasis
 N0, N1 270 186 84 0.002
 N2, N3 44 20 24

Shin et al.

Shin et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:521   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-521

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