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Table 3 Relationship between CD68+, CD163+ macrophages counts in tumor nest and peritumoral epithelia

From: Tumor-associated macrophages correlate with the clinicopathological features and poor outcomes via inducing epithelial to mesenchymal transition in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Variable No. CD68+ macrophages counts CD163+ macrophages counts
High(>6/HPF) Low(≤6/HPF) P High(>6/HPF) Low(≤6/HPF) P
     0.000    0.000
Normal 23 0 23   0 23  
Tumor 127 75 52   75 52  
Relationship between CD68+, CD163+ macrophages counts in tumor stroma and peritumoral stroma
Variable No. CD68+ macrophages counts CD163+ macrophages counts
High(>8/HPF) Low(≤8/HPF) P High(>8/HPF) Low(≤8/HPF) P
     0.374    0.000
Normal 23 12 11   0 23  
Tumor 127 84 43   73 54  
  1. No., number of patients; HPF, high-power field
  2. Bold values signify P < 0.05