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Table 2 Clinicopathological associations of TAGLN expression in gastric cancer

From: Stromal fibroblasts in the microenvironment of gastric carcinomas promote tumor metastasis via upregulating TAGLN expression

 

Number of cases

TAGLN immunostaining

P

Weak(+)

Strong(++)

Gender

   

0.778

  Male

60

27

33

 

  Female

38

16

22

 

Age

   

0.739

  ≤60y

46

21

25

 

  >60y

52

22

30

 

Tumor size

   

0.852

  ≤5 cm

58

25

33

 

  >5 cm

40

18

22

 

Differentiation

   

0.003

  Well + Moderate

46

13

33

 

  Poor

52

30

22

 

Lauren classification

   

0.059

  Intestinal

40

13

27

 

  Diffuse

58

30

28

 

T stage

   

0.142

  T1 + T2

56

21

35

 

  T3 + T4

42

22

20

 

Lymph node metastasis

   

0.029

  N0

27

11

16

 

  N1

32

15

17

 

  N2

26

7

19

 

  N3

13

10

3

 

Distant metastasis

   

0.709

  Without

95

42

53

 

  With

3

1

2

 

TNM stage

   

0.722

  I

20

7

13

 

  II

25

11

14

 

  III

30

10

20

 

  IV

23

15

8