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Table 2 Relationship between MK-1 and RegIV expression and the clinical pathology characters of adenocarcinoma

From: Expression of MK-1 and RegIV and its clinicopathological significances in the benign and malignant lesions of gallbladder

Clinical Pathological Characters Number
of cases
MK-1 RegIV
   Positive cases (%) χ2 P Positive cases (%) χ2 P
Sex        
Male 24 16 (66.7) 0.28 > 0.05 11 (45.8) 0.77 > 0.05
Female 84 51 (60.7)    47 (56.0)   
Age        
≤ 45 yr 31 19 (61.3) 0.01 > 0.05 15 (48.4) 0.49 > 0.05
> 45 yr 77 48 (62.3)    43 (55.8)   
Pathological type        
Highly differentiated 36 29 (80.6) 16.35 < 0.01 12 (33.3) 9.94 < 0.05
Moderately differentiated 31 20 (64.5)    19 (61.3)   
Low differentiated 30 10 (33.3)    21 (70.0)   
Mucous adenocarcinoma 11 8 (72.7)    6 (54.5)   
Maximal diameter        
< 2 cm 31 23 (74.2) 2.73 > 0.05 13 (41.9) 2.42 > 0.05
≥2 cm 77 44 (57.1)    45 (58.4)   
Lymphatic metastasis        
None 49 39 (79.6) 11.74 < 0.05 20 (40.8) 4.24 < 0.05
Yes 59 28 (47.6)    38 (64.4)   
Peritissue invasion        
None 49 37 (75.5) 6.91 < 0.05 21 (42.9) 4.24 < 0.05
Yes 59 30 (50.9)    37 (62.7)   
Cholecystolithiasis        
None 50 28 (56.0) 1.44 > 0.05 24 (48.0) 1.22 > 0.05
Yes 58 39 (67.2)    34 (58.6)