Table 3

Correlation between serum p53Abs and clinicopathologic parameters, distinguishing between subjects with normal or altered LFT
Normal LFT p-valuea Altered LFT p-valuea
Age (years) (< 58 / ≥ 58) (< 58 / ≥ 58)
Negative 221/154 (59%/ 41%) 0.233 87/174 (33%/67%) 0.938
Positive 15/5 (75%/25%) 4/10 (29%/71%)
Missing 4 1
Gender Male / Female Male / Female
Negative 202/176 (53%/47%) 0.915 157/105 (60%/40%) 0.136
Positive 12/9 (57%/43%) 12/2 (86%/14%)
No. of cigarettes per day (> 20 / ≤ 20) (> 20 / ≤ 20)
Negative 100/234 (30%/70%) 0.001* 97/122 (44%/56%) 0.904
Positive 14/7 (67%/33%) 5/7 (42%/58%)
Packs-year (> 40 / ≤ 40) (> 40 / ≤ 40)
Negative 105/229 (31%/69%) 0.081# 106/112 (49%/51%) 0.720
Positive 11/10 (52%/48%) 7/5 (58%/42%)

aCalculated by chi-square test; * p < 0.05, # p < 0.10.

Mattioni et al.

Mattioni et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-62

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