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Table 1 Correlation between the clinicopathologic characteristics and expression of p27 protein in NPC

From: Decreased P27 protein expression is correlated with the progression and poor prognosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Characteristics n p27 (n) P
   High expression Low expression  
Gender     
Male 93 49 44  
Female 37 13 24 0.082
Age(y)     
≥50 62 30 32  
<50 68 32 36 1.000
Smoking     
Yes 32 21 11  
No 98 41 57 0.025
Recurrence     
Yes 4 2 2  
No 126 60 66 1.000
T classification     
T1-T2 90 51 39  
T3-T4 40 11 29 0.002
N classification     
N0-N1 73 38 35  
N2-N3 57 24 33 0.291
Distant metastasis     
Yes 10 5 5  
No 129 57 63 1.000
TNM Clinical stage     
I~II 49 30 19  
III~IV 81 32 49 0.019