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Table 2 Relationship between mucin phenotypes and background mucosa

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

  G-type GI-type I-type χ2 value P value
Intestinal metaplasia     2.685 0.265
  (+) 47(87.1 %) 114(79.2 %) 38(74.5 %)   
  (-) 7(12.9 %) 30(20.8 %) 13(25.5 %)   
Incomplete intestinal metaplasia     10.948 0.004
  (+) 5(9.3 %) 31(21.5 %) 2(3.9 %)   
  (-) 49(90.7 %) 113(78.5 %) 49(96.1 %)   
Complete intestinal metaplasia     7.957 0.018
  (+) 42(77.8 %) 83(57.6 %) 36(70.6 %)   
  (-) 12(22.2 %) 61(42.4 %) 15(29.4 %)   
  1. +, present; - absent