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Table 1 Correlation of vimentin expression with clinicopathologic features of 70 primary melanoma patients

From: A novel function for vimentin: the potential biomarker for predicting melanoma hematogenous metastasis

Patients Characteristics Factors n vimentin expression χ2 p value
(N = 70)    low high   
Age(y) < 60 43 21 22 0.128 0.808
  ≥60 27 12 15   
Gender Male 43 15 12 1.248 0.328
  Female 27 18 25   
Location Cutaneous 45 22 23 0.154 0.804
  Extra-cutaneous 25 11 14   
TNM Stage I 16 10 6 2.145 0.342
  II 24 11 13   
  III 30 12 18   
Lymph node metastasis positive 28 12 16 0.344 0.629
  negative 42 21 21   
Hematogenous metastasis positive 29 8 21 7.599 0.008*
  negative 41 25 16