Table 3.

Correlation between XAGE-1b expression and clinicopathologic features in NSCLC

XAGE-1b mRNA
XAGE-1b protein
PositiveNegativePositiveNegative
No. cases15 (31%)34 (69%)17 (35%)32 (65%)
Age (y), mean ± SD65.2 ± 10.565.2 ± 9.963.7 ± 9.366.0 ± 10.7
Sex
    Male8241022
    Female710710
Disease stage
    I9221120
    II and III612612
Histologic type
    Adenocarcinoma14*171615
    Squamous cell carcinoma1*14114
    Others0303
Histologic grade
    Grade 18141111
    Grade 2 and 3720621
  • * P = 0.0080.

  • P = 0.0014.