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Table 1 The correlation between clinicopathological parameters and lncNRA XIST expression levels in 106 gastric cancer patients

From: Long non-coding RNA XIST regulates gastric cancer progression by acting as a molecular sponge of miR-101 to modulate EZH2 expression

Variables

n

High XIST expression (%)

Low XIST expression (%)

P value

Age

  < 60

74

35(64.8)

39(75.0)

0.253

  ≥ 60

32

19(35.2)

13(25.0)

Gender

 Male

67

33(61.1)

34(65.3)

0.648

 Female

39

21(38.9)

18(34.7)

Tumor size

  < 5 cm

30

10(18.5)

20(38.4)

0.023a

  ≥ 5 cm

76

44(81.5)

32(61.6)

Peritoneum dissemination

 Absent

89

44(81.4)

45(86.5)

0.478

 Present

17

10(18.6)

7(13.5)

Differentiation

 Well

19

7(12.9)

12(23.0)

0.326

 Moderate

36

18(33.3)

18(34.6)

 Poor and others

51

29(43.8)

22(42.4)

Lymph node invasion

 Absent

31

10(18.5)

21(40.3)

0.013a

 Present

75

44(81.5)

31(59.7)

Distant metastasis

 Absent

78

34(62.9)

44(84.6)

0.011a

 Present

28

20(37.1)

8(15.4)

TNM stage

 I-II

35

12(22.2)

23(44.2)

0.016a

 III-IV

71

42(77.8)

29(55.8)

  1. a P< 0.05, Chi-square test