Table 1.

miR-125a-5p expression and clinicopathologic factors

FactorsLow expression group (n = 55)High expression group (n = 32)P
n%n%
Age (mean ± SD)63.5 ± 1.6067.2 ± 2.090.16
Sex
 Male3665.52062.50.78
 Female1934.51237.5
Histologic grade
 Well and moderately2138.21753.10.18
 Poorly and others3461.81546.9
Size
 50 mm > (small)1832.72062.50.0068a
 50 mm < (large)3767.31237.5
Depth of tumor invasionb
 m, sm, mp1221.821140.031a
 ss, se, si4378.21118
Lymph node metastasis
 Absent1527.31340.60.20
 Present4072.71959.4
Lymphatic invasion
 Absent1425.51237.50.24
 Present4174.52062.5
Venous invasion
 Absent4174.52165.60.38
 Present1425.51134.4
Liver metastasis
 Absent5090.93291.00.029a
 Present59.109.0
Peritoneal dissemination
 Absent4581.82784.40.76
 Present1018.2515.6
Clinical stage
 I–II22402165.60.020a
 III–IV33601134.4

aP < 0.05.

bTumor invasion of mucosa (m), submucosa (sm), muscularis propria (mp), subserosa (ss), penetration of serosa (se), and invasion of adjacent strucures (si).