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Table 1 Correlation between miR-124 expression and characteristics of breast cancer patients

From: Decreased expression of microRNA-124 is an independent unfavorable prognostic factor for patients with breast cancer

Clinicopathological factors Cases number miR-124 expression level P value
   Low (n = 66) High (n = 67)  
Age     
<50 years 56 21 35 0.19
≥50 years 77 45 32  
Tumor size     
<2.5 cm 70 27 43 0.13
≥2.5 cm 63 39 24  
Lymph node metastasis     
Yes 59 41 18 0.012*
No 74 25 49  
TNM stage     
I/II 92 35 57 0.011*
III 41 31 10  
Pathological differentiation     
Moderately and highly differentiated 100 45 55 0.023*
Poorly differentiated 33 21 12  
ER     
Positive 67 27 40 0.31
Negative 66 39 27  
PR     
Positive 59 25 34 0.15
Negative 74 41 33  
HER2 status     
Over expressed 65 29 36 0.08
Negative 68 37 31  
  1. * P <0.05 was considered significant.