Table 1

Clinicopathological correlation of DAP-kinase promoter hypermethylation

NumberDAP-kinase hypermethylationStatistical significance
Sex
 Male2419 (79%)χ2, P = 0.346
 Female85 (63%)
Ho’s T-stage
 T196 (67%)Spearman correlation, P = 0.65
 T2108 (80%)
 T31310 (77%)
Ho’s N-stage
 N054 (80%)Spearman correlation, P = 0.722
 N1108 (80%)
 N2128 (67%)
 N354 (80%)
Ho’s stage
 I11 (100%)Spearman correlation, P = 0.712
 II65 (83%)
 III2014 (70%)
 IV54 (80%)
Recurrence
 No2116 (76%)χ2, P = 0.83
 Yes118 (73%)