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Table 1 Clinicopathological features and the expression of L1CAM in 130 HCC patients

From: L1 cell adhesion molecule overexpression in hepatocellular carcinoma associates with advanced tumor progression and poor patient survival

Clinicopathological Features Case L1CAM expression frequency (n,%) P
   High Low  
Age (years)     
≤50 72 45 (63.13) 27 (23.61) 0.6
>50 58 37 (63.79) 21 (25.86)  
Gender     
Male 96 62 (64.58) 34 (35.42) 0.5
Female 34 20 (58.82) 14 (41.18)  
Tumor stage     
T1 23 5 (21.74) 18 (78.26)  
T2 40 12 (30.00) 28 (70.00) 0.02
T3 52 50 (96.15) 2 (3.85)  
T4 15 15 (100.00) 0 (0)  
Tumor grade     
G1 31 4 (12.90) 27 (77.10)  
G2 76 55 (72.37) 21 (27.63) 0.03
G3 23 23 (100.00) 0 (0)  
Growth pattern     
Trabecular 101 62 (61.39) 39 (38.61) 0.6
Nontrabecular 29 20 (68.97) 9 (31.03)  
Cirrhosis     
Yes 86 56 (65.12) 30 (34.88) 0.5
No 44 26 (59.09) 18 (40.91)  
Underlying liver disease     
Alcoholic 25 18 (72.00) 7 (28.00)  
Hepatitis B 49 40 (81.63) 9 (18.37) 0.3
Hepatitis C 35 12 (34.29) 23 (65.71)  
Unknown 21 12 (57.14) 9 (42.86)