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Table 1 Expression of CLDN2, CLDN6, CLDN11 and clinicopathological characteristics in gastric cancer patients

From: The distinct expression patterns of claudin-2, -6, and −11 between human gastric neoplasms and adjacent non-neoplastic tissues

Item n CLDN2(+) CLDN2(-) P n CLDN6(+) CLDN6(-) P n CLDN11(+) CLDN11(-) P
Gastric cancer tissue 40 10 30 <0.001 40 22 18 0.045 40 32 8 0.004
Adjacent tissue 28 19 9   28 22 6   28 13 15  
Gender             
Male 31 9 22 0.404* 31 18 13 0.705* 31 26 5 0.645*
Female 9 1 8   9 4 5   9 7 2  
Age (year)             
≤60 17 4 13 1.000* 17 8 9 0.385 17 15 2 0.677*
>60 23 6 17   23 14 9   23 18 5  
Histological grade             
Well -differentiated 11 3 8 1.000* 11 6 5 1.000* 11 9 2 1.000*
Moderately and poor differentiated 27 7 20   27 15 12   27 21 6  
Lymph node metastasis             
+ 25 7 18 0.715* 25 14 11 0.870 25 19 6 0.224*
- 15 3 12   15 8 7   15 14 1  
  1. * No statistical significance.