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Table 1 Relations between expression of DLC1 and PAI-1 in ovarian cancer and clinical characteristics of epithelial ovarian cancer

From: Expression of deleted in liver cancer 1 and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 protein in ovarian carcinoma and their clinical significance

Group n DLC1 χ 2 P PAI-1 χ 2 P
   + %    + %   
Age          
<50 27 11 40.7 0.182 0.670 20 74.1 0.715 0.398
≥50 48 22 45.8    31 64.6   
Histological type          
Serous 52 21 40.4 0.900 0.343 35 67.3 0.037 0.847
Mucinous 23 12 52.2    16 69.6   
FIGO stage          
I ~ II 32 19 59.4 5.355 0.021* 16 50.0 8.311 0.004*
III ~ IV 43 14 32.6    35 81.4   
Histological differentiation          
G1 16 9 56.3 5.372 0.068 7 43.8 6.359 0.042*
G2 25 14 56.0    17 68.0   
G3 34 10 29.4    27 79.4   
Lymph metastasis          
YES 33 9 27.3 6.692 0.010* 28 84.8 7.688 0.006*
NO 42 24 57.1    23 54.8   
Ascites          
YES 52 17 32.7 8.799 0.003* 37 71.2 0.775 0.379
NO 23 16 69.6    14 60.9   
  1. *Chi-square test. Compared with normal ovarian tissues P < 0.05.