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Table 2 Relationship between the Pim-1, RUNX3 level and the clinical characteristics

From: Pim-1 acts as an oncogene in human salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma

Variable Patients (total = 54) Pim-1 p-value RUNX3 p-value
Negative Positive Negative Positive
Gender Male 23 4 19 1.000 19 4 0.741
Femal 31 5 26 24 7
Age <46 26 3 23 0.495 21 5 1.000
≥46 28 6 22 22 6
T-status T1-2 22 8 14 0.002 14 8 0.036
T3-4 32 1 31 29 3
Tumor location Major salivary 21 4 17 0.723 15 6 0.305
Minor salivary 33 5 28 28 5
Histological type Cribiform 24 4 20 1.000 22 2 0.116
Tubula 12 2 10 8 4
Solid 18 3 15 13 5
Lymph node involvement Yes 9 0 9 0.328 8 1 0.667
No 45 9 36 35 10
Nerve invasion Yes 0 1 29 0.007 28 2 0.007
No 24 8 16 15 9
Distant metastasis Yes 8 0 8 0.326 8 0 0.184
No 46 9 37 35 11