Table 4

Results of expression of CD68 and M-CSF in tumor versus malignancy grade in patients with soft tissue sarcomas, Nā€‰=ā€‰249
Expression Malignancy grade (%)
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Total
CD68, Low 23 (40) 16 (28) 18 (32) 57 (100)
CD68, High 37 (22) 73 (42) 62 (36) 172 (100)
Total 60 (26) 89 (39) 80 (35) 229 (100)
Missing 20 Chi-Square 8.319
P-value 0.016
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Total
M-CSF, Low 23 (41) 18 (32) 15 (27) 56 (100)
M-CSF, High 35 (21) 67 (40) 67 (40) 169 (100)
Total 58 (26) 85 (38) 82 (37) 225 (100)
Missing 24 Chi-Square 9.300
P-value 0.010
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Total
TGF-beta, Low 15 (13) 66 (56) 36 (31) 117 (100)
TGF-beta, High 6 (5) 71 (58) 45 (37) 122 (100)
Total 21 (9) 137 (57) 81 (34) 239 (100)
Missing 10 Chi-Square 7.091
P-value 0.029

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Sorbye et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-7

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