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Table 1 Relationship between Mucin Phenotypes and Clinicopathological Features

From: Gastric mucin phenotype indicates aggressive biological behaviour in early differentiated gastric adenocarcinomas following endoscopic treatment

  G-type GI-type I-type N-type χ2 value P value
Sex      0.671 0.906
 Male 40(74.1 %) 99(68.8 %) 37(72.5 %) 6(75.0 %)   
 Female 14(25.9 %) 45(31.2 %) 14(27.5 %) 2(25.0 %)   
Age      0.412 0.945
 ≤ 64 years 28(51.9 %) 75(52.1 %) 29(56.9 %) 4(50.0 %)   
 >64 years 26(48.1 %) 69(47.9 %) 22(43.1 %) 4(50.0 %)   
Tumor Size      2.356 0.502
 ≤ 2 cm 34(63.0 %) 99(68.8 %) 32(62.7 %) 7(87.5 %)   
 >2 cm 20(37.0 %) 45(31.2 %) 19(37.3 %) 1(12.5 %)   
Margin      4.269 0.224
 Distinct 35(64.8 %) 111(77.1 %) 40(78.4 %) 5(62.5 %)   
 Indistinct 19(35.2 %) 33(22.9 %) 11(21.6 %) 3(37.5 %)   
Color      3.423 0.337
 Darken 31(57.4 %) 75(52.1 %) 34(66.7 %) 5(62.5 %)   
 Faded 23(42.6 %) 69(47.9 %) 17(33.3 %) 3(37.5 %)   
Tumor Location      5.819 0.407
 Upper 4(7.4 %) 15(10.4 %) 8(15.7 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 Middle 12(22.2 %) 21(14.6 %) 12(23.5 %) 1(12.5 %)   
 Low 38(70.4 %) 108(75.0 %) 31(60.8 %) 7(87.5 %)   
Tumor Location      0.787 0.842
 EGJ 4(7.4 %) 7(4.9 %) 3(5.9 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 No-EGJ 50(92.6 %) 137(95.1 %) 48(94.1 %) 8(100.0 %)   
Gross type      8.943 0.162
 Protruding 10(18.5 %) 32(22.2 %) 10(19.6 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 Depressed 16(29.6 %) 57(39.6 %) 26(51.0 %) 3(37.5 %)   
 Protruding-Depressed 28(51.9 %) 55(38.2 %) 15(29.4 %) 5(62.5 %)   
JGCA Classification      16.870 0.027
 tub1 34(62.9 %) 112(77.8 %) 45(88.2 %) 7(87.5 %)   
 tub2 9(16.7 %) 22(15.2 %) 6(11.8 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 tub-por/sig 7(13.0 %) 7(4.9 %) 0(0.0 %) 1(12.5 %)   
 pap/tub-pap 4(7.4 %) 3(2.1 %) 0(0.0 %) 0(0.0 %)   
WHO Classification      18.052 0.017
 Tubular, well-diff 34(62.9 %) 112(77.8 %) 45(88.2 %) 7(87.5 %)   
 Tubular, mod-diff 9(16.7 %) 22(15.2 %) 6(11.8 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 Papillary 1(1.9 %) 2(1.4 %) 0(0.0 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 Mixed 10(18.5 %) 8(7.0 %) 0(0.0 %) 1(12.5 %)   
Depth of Invasion      1.360 0.681
 M 47(87.0 %) 132(91.7 %) 46(90.2 %) 8(100.0 %)   
 SM 7(13.0 %) 12(8.3 %) 5(9.8 %) 0(0.0 %)   
Lymphovascular invasion      2.541 0.687
 (+) 1(1.9 %) 1(0.7 %) 0(0.0 %) 0(0.0 %)   
 (-) 53(98.1 %) 143(99.3 %) 51(100.0 %) 8(100.0 %)   
  1. +, present; - absent
  2. EGJ esophagogastric junction, well-diff well differentiated, mod-diff moderately differentiated, M mucosa, SM submucosa