Table 1

Patients Characteristics

Characteristic

Number

(%)


Gender

Male

53

71.6

Female

21

28.4

Age, years

54.04 ± 17,31

7 – 802

Viral etiology

HBV

13

16

HCV

27

48.23

HBV + HCV

3

5.43

No virological data

12

21.4

Cirrhosis

49

66.2

Tumor size

6.58 + 5.91

0.5 – 242

Tumor differentiation grade

G1

1

1.4

G2

30

40.5

G3

34

45.9

G4

9

12.2

Geographical area

North

1

2.3

Northeast

6

13.9

Southeast

35

81.3

Outside Brazil

1

2.3


1Mean ± SD; 2Range; 3 Sample size: 56

Nogueira et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:204   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-204

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