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Table 2 Expression of HOXB7 mRNA, protein, and miR-337 in the pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cases

From: Levels of HOXB7 and miR-337 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients

Parameter HOXB7 protein HOXB7 mRNA miR-337
  Negative (n) Positive (n) P value Expression level P value Expression level P value
Gender        
 Male 10 18 0.764 1.319 ± 0.221 0.795 0.2900 ± 0.09854 0.860
 Female 5 11   1.302 ± 0.218   0.2981 ± 0.08573  
Age (years)        
 <60 9 17 0.930 1.296 ± 0.229 0.631 0.306 ± 0.105 0.132
 ≥60 6 12   1.338 ± 0.203   0.274 ± 0.072  
Diameter(cm)        
 <4 14 19 0.043* 1.259 ± 0.219 0.033* 0.305 ± 0.097 0.228
 ≥4 1 10   1.474 ± 0.107   0.257 ± 0.072  
Location        
 Head 12 19 0.398 1.308 ± 0.222 0.690 0.304 ± 0.095 0.521
 Body or tail 3 9   1.325 ± 0.215   0.263 ± 0.084  
Differentiation        
 Well 6 3 0.009** 1.221 ± 0.142 0.028* 0.312 ± 0.082 0.210
 Moderate 9 16   1.279 ± 0.243   0.305 ± 0.102  
 Poor 0 10   1.481 ± 0.084   0.245 ± 0.066  
TNM stage        
 I or II 11 9 0.008** 1.161 ± 0.214 0.010* 0.338 ± 0.109 0.002**
 III or IV 4 20   1.440 ± 0.117   0.256 ± 0.057  
Nodal status        
 Negative 12 12 0.015* 1.199 ± 0.220 0.014* 0.330 ± 0.105 0.001**
 Positive 3 17   1.450 ± 0.111   0.248 ± 0.048  
  1. *P <0.05, **P <0.01.