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Table 2 Correlation between Mortalin protein expression and the clinicopathological parameters of breast cancer

From: The clinicopathological significance of Mortalin overexpression in invasive ductal carcinoma of breast

Variables No. of cases Mortalin strongly positive cases (%) χ 2 P value
Age    0.044 0.834
 ≥50 82 53 (64.6 %)   
 <50 73 46 (63.0 %)   
Menopausal status    0.839 0.361
 premenopausal 74 50 (67.6 %)   
 Postmenopausal 81 49 (60.5 %)   
Histological grade    7.971 0.019**
 Grade-1 62 32 (51.6 %)   
 Grade-2 48 32 (66.7 %)   
 Grade-3 45 35 (77.8 %)   
Clinical stage    6.981 0.008**
 0-II 92 51 (55.4 %)   
 III-IV 63 48 (76.2 %)   
LN metastasis    6.364 0.012**
 Absent 76 41 (53.9 %)   
 Presence 79 58 (73.4 %)   
ER    1.082 0.300
 Positive 94 57 (60.6 %)   
 Negative 61 42 (68.8 %)   
PR    0.926 0.338
 Positive 89 54 (60.7 %)   
 Negative 66 45 (68.2 %)   
Her2 status    1.609 0.206
 Positive 96 65 (67.7 %)   
 Negative 59 34 (57.6 %)   
  1. * p < 0.05 and ** p < 0.01