Table 1

Clinicopathologic characteristics of tumors with low and high expression of tumor-associated L6 antigen mRNA

Age, y, mean ± SD61 ± 1164 ± 100.286a
Sex, no. of patients
Stage,b no. of patients
Tumor status,b no. of patients
Lymph node status,b no. of patients
Histology, no. of patients
 Squamous cell carcinoma9130.585
  • a Derived with Student’s t test; other Ps were derived with Fisher’s exact test. All statistical tests were two sided.

  • b Tumor stage, tumor status, and lymph node status were classified according to the International System for Staging Lung Cancer (33) .