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Table 1 Correlation of MTA1 expression and clinicopathological features of MPM

From: MTA1 promotes metastasis of MPM via suppression of E-cadherin

Characteristics All patients MTA1 expression P  
Low High χ2
N 65 25 40   
Sex     0.455 0.559
 Male 35 12 23   
 Female 30 13 17   
Age (years)     0.842 0.040
 <60 27 10 17   
 ≥60 38 15 23   
Histology     0.038 6.524
 Epithelioid 20 13 7   
 Sarcomatoid 25 7 18   
 Biphasic 20 5 15   
TNM stagea     0.003 8.990
 I/II 29 17 12   
 III/IV 36 8 28   
Lymph node Metastasis     0.001 11.714
 Yes 38 8 30   
 No 27 17 10   
Distant Metastasis     <0.001 14.562
 Yes 35 6 29   
 No 30 19 11   
  1. aTNM stage was based on AJCC/UICC Guidelines version 7.2010 MPM. MTA1, metastasis-associated protein 1; MPM, Malignant pleural mesothelioma