Table 3.

Activation of NF-κB and Akt in relation to the status of other variables

NF-κB (nuclear), n (%)
NF-κB (negative and cytoplasmic) n (%)
P
pAkt (+), n (%)
pAkt (−), n (%)
P
Total51 (18)239 (82)242 (78)69 (22)
p16
    Positive41 (22)147 (78)0.004*168 (83)35 (17)0.004*
    Negative7 (8)83 (92)64 (68)30 (32)
Adenomatous polyposis coli
    Positive42 (21)162 (79)<0.001*182 (82)39 (18)0.002*
    Negative6 (9)64 (91)47 (65)25 (35)
Smad4
    Positive48 (20)194 (80)0.002*212 (81)50 (19)<0.001*
    Negative0 (0)39 (100)21 (53)19 (48)
KAI1
    Positive47 (22)170 (78)<0.001*202 (86)32 (14)<0.001*
    Negative1 (2)64 (98)34 (51)33 (49)
Bcl-2
    Positive6 (17)29 (83)0.87732 (86)5 (14)0.199
    Negative45 (18)202 (82)203 (77)60 (23)
  • * Considered to be statistically significant.