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Table 1 Correlation between AQP3, E-cadherin,vimentin expression and clinicopathological features in GC

From: Aquaporin 3 promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition in gastric cancer

Clinicopathological features n AQP3 E-cadherin Vimentin
+ - P-value + - P-value + - P-value
Age(yr)     0.628    0.825    0.763
  ≤50 32 22 10 12 20 4 28
  >50 57 43 14 23 34 10 47
Gender     0.318    0.653    0.363
  Male 58 40 18 24 34 11 47
  Female 31 25 6 11 20 3 28
Lauren classification     0.008    0.659    0.015
  Intestinal 54 34 20 20 34 4 50
  Diffuse 35 31 4 15 20 10 25
Tumor size     0.303    0.816    0.758
  <3.0 cm 28 18 10 10 18 5 23
  ≥3.0 cm 61 47 14 25 36 9 52
Tumor location     0.515    0.920    0.880
  Upper third 15 10 5 6 9 3 12
  Middle third 26 19 7 11 15 4 22
  Lower third 48 37 9 18 30 5 41
Depth of tumor invasion     0.511    0.031    0.139
  Localized in subserosa 38 13 25 20 18 3 35
  Beyond subserosa 51 22 29 15 36 11 40
Lymph node metastasis        0.010    0.201
  N0 12 4 8 0.002 9 3 0 12
  N1–N3 77 61 16 26 51 14 63
Lymphovascular invasion     0.044    0.000    0.004
  Absence 58 38 20 32 26 4 54
  Presence 31 27 4 4 28 10 21