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Table 5 Relationship between E-cadherin, vimentin expression levels of tumors and clinical variables

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. E-cadherin Vimentin
N L H P N L H P
Sex      0.990     0.205
 Male 74 16 21 37   37 22 15  
 Female 53 12 15 26   19 17 17  
Age (years)      0.257     0.383
 ≤50 26 7 4 15   12 10 4  
 >50 101 21 32 48   44 29 28  
Tumor location      0.444     0.345
 Tongue 52 13 12 27   26 16 10  
 Gingiva 26 3 6 17   12 10 4  
 Buccal mucosa 31 9 11 11   10 8 13  
 Lip 4 1 1 2   1 2 1  
 Floor of the mouth 2 1 1 0   2 0 0  
 Others 12 1 5 6   5 3 4  
Tumor size      0.848     0.819
 T1 21 3 7 11   10 6 5  
 T2 68 18 19 31   27 24 17  
 T3 26 5 7 14   12 5 9  
 T4 12 2 3 7   7 4 1  
Lymph node metastasis      0.150     0.010
 N0 72 20 17 35   40 19 13  
 N (+) 55 8 19 28   16 20 19  
Metastasis      0.678     0.050
 M0 125 28 35 62   56 39 30  
 M (+) 2 0 1 1   0 0 2  
Clinical stage      0.071     0.046
 I 12 3 1 8   9 2 1  
 II 42 15 10 17   21 12 9  
 III 34 4 12 18   13 10 11  
 IV 39 6 13 20   13 15 11  
Pathological grade      0.441     0.001
 I 76 16 19 41   40 25 11  
 II 42 11 13 18   15 13 14  
 III 9 1 4 4   1 1 7  
Recurrence      0.922     0.05
 No 83 18 24 41   43 24 16  
 Yes 42 9 12 21   13 14 15  
 Lost 2 1 0 1   0 1 1  
Follow-up      0.747     0.014
 Live 91 18 27 46   47 27 17  
 Dead 33 9 9 15   9 11 13  
 Lost 3 1 0 2   0 1 2  
  1. No., number of patients; N, negative; L low expression; H, high expression; N0, no nodal metastasis; N(+), nodal metastasis. M0, no metastasis; M(+), metastasis
  2. Bold values signify P < 0.05