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Table 1 Clinicopathological features and miR-130b expression in HCC

From: High expression of microRNA-130b correlates with poor prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

   miR-130b expression level  
Clinicopathologic variables Number of cases Low expression High expression P value
Age     
<50 46 25 21  
≥50 51 23 28 0.81
Gender     
Male 59 29 30  
Female 38 19 19 0.85
HBsAg     
Postive 61 20 41  
Negtive 36 28 8 0.02
AFP (ng/ml)     
<25 48 38 10  
≥25 49 10 39 0.04
Tumor size (cm)     
<5 52 40 12  
≥5 45 8 37 0.04
Histologic grade     
High 33 4 29  
Low 64 44 20 0.005
Tumor number     
Solitary 61 34 27  
Multiple 36 14 22 0.08
Vein invasion     
Presence 36 17 19  
Absence 61 31 30 0.41
TNM stage     
I-II 52 44 8  
III–IV 45 4 41 <0.001
  1. AFP = a-fetoprotein.