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Table 2 Correlation between IL-9 expression and clinical characteristics

From: Interleukin-9 promotes cell survival and drug resistance in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Clinicopathological characteristics IL-9 expression in sera P value
Negative (%) Positive (%)  
Age (y) 57 55 0.776a
Sex    0.678b
 Male 4 (50) 14 (63.6)
 Female 4 (50) 8 (36.4)
Serum LDH level 279.2 506.3 0.945a
Serum β2 microglobulin level 1.8 2.35 0.202a
Serum albumin level 41.8 35.8 0.009a
IPI score    
 0 6 (75) 0 <0.001b
 1 0 0
 2 0 10 (62.5)
 3 2 (25) 2 (12.5)
 4 0 4 (25)
  1. a: Student’s t test t-test. b : Fisher’s exact test