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Table 1 Associations between cytoplasmic TLR9 expression and tumour pT-class, stage, grade and histological subtype

From: Absent Toll-like receptor-9 expression predicts poor prognosis in renal cell carcinoma

  Cytoplasmic TLR9 expression
  negative positive p-value
pT class    
pT1 12 (18%) 56 (82%) 0.31
pT2 4 (36%) 7 (64%)  
pT3 8 (15%) 45 (85%)  
pT4 2 (33%) 4 (67%)  
Stage    
I 11 (17%) 52 (83%) 0.27
II 4 (36%) 7 (64%)  
III 6 (13%) 39 (87%)  
IV 5 (26%) 14 (74%)  
Nuclear Grade    
I 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0.69
II 13 (18%) 60 (82%)  
III 9 (25%) 27 (75%)  
IV 4 (18%) 18 (82%)  
Histology    
clear cell 22 (18%) 100 (82%) 0.69
papillary 3 (33%) 6 (67%)  
chromophobic 1 (20%) 4 (80%)  
undifferentiated 0 (0%) 2 (100%)