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Table 1 Correlation between miR-148b expression and clinicopathological features of patients with NSCLC

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Down-regulated MicroRNA 148b expression as predictive biomarker and its prognostic significance associated with clinicopathological features in non-small-cell lung cancer patients

   miR-148b expression  
Clinicopathological Characteristics Cases (n) Low High P value
Sex
 Male 58 25 33 0.51
 Female 46 21 25  
Age (years)
 <50 40 18 22 0.24
 ≥50 64 30 34  
TNM stage
 I /II 58 22 36 0.001
 III /IV 46 32 14  
Lymph node metastasis
 Yes 41 31 10 0.023
 No 63 16 47  
Histological type
 Adenocarcinoma 49 21 28 0.65
 Squamous cell carcinoma 41 18 23  
 Others 14 8 6  
Distant metastasis     0.56
 Yes 13 8 5  
 No 91 56 48