Table 1

Univariate analysis on categorical background factors with respect to disease-free survival and time to death with colorectal cancer in 61 patients with colorectal cancer Dukes’ stages A–C

No. of patientsNo. of deaths or recurrenceχ2PNo. of deaths in colorectal cancerχ2P
Gender0.70.4181.90.166
Female3718/37 (49%)9/37 (24%)
Male2414/24 (58%)8/24 (33%)
Dukes’ stage4.30.1165.70.056
A124/12 (33%)1/12 (8%)
B3015/30 (50%)8/30 (27%)
C1913/19 (68%)8/19 (42%)
Site of tumor0.00.9720.70.787
Colon4424/44 (55%)12/44 (27%)
Rectum178/17 (47%)5/17 (29%)
Tumour differentiation1.30.5234.40.108
High146/14 (43%)2/14 (14%)
Moderate3821/38 (55%)11/38 (29%)
Poor95/9 (56%) 4/9 (44%) 
TS expression3.90.0484.30.038
Low178/17 (47%)2/17 (12%)
High4424/44 (55%)15/44 (34%)
p53 expression0.10.7211.30.263
Negative2412/24 (50%)4/24 (17%)
Positive3518/35 (51%)13/35 (37%)