Table 4.

Association among CIMP status and clinicopathologic variables in HCC

VariableCasesCIMP+ (N = 35)CIMP− (N = 15)P*
Sex0.776
    Male443014
    Female651
Tobacco0.059
    Yes20119
    No30246
Alcohol0.948
    Yes17125
    No332310
HBV + HCV0.643
    Yes34259
    No16106
Cirrhosis0.335
    Yes412714
    No981
Tumor size (cm)0.804
    ≥5 cm28208
    <5 cm22157
Node number0.155
    Multicentric770
    Single432815
Metastasis0.551
    Yes1192
    No392613
Age, y (mean ± SD)50.1 ± 10.355.2 ± 9.10.106
AFP, μg/L (mean ± SD)442.87 ± 464.94142.62 ± 348.220.017
  • * Statistical significance determined using the Pearson's χ2 test and Fisher's exact test.

  • Statistical significance determined using the Student's t test.