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Table 3 Univariate Analyses of Risk Factors Associated with OS of HCC Patients in Cohort 1

From: Kindlin-2 promotes hepatocellular carcinoma invasion and metastasis by increasing Wnt/β-catenin signaling

Variables χ 2 P value
Sex (female versus male) 0.066 0.798
Age (≤ 60 years versus >60 years) 0.449 0.503
Serum AFP (≤ 252 versus >252 ng/ml) 10.494 0.001
HbsAg (negative versus positive) 1.971 0.160
Liver cirrhosis (absence versus presence) 0.582 0.446
Tumor number (single versus multiple) 1.073 0.300
Maximal tumor size (≤ 3 versus >3 cm) 4.705 0.030
Edmondson-Steiner grade (I & II versus III & IV) 5.163 0.023
Tumor encapsulationbsen (absence versus presence) 0.836 0.361
Microvascular invasion (absence versus presence) 1.101 0.294
Metastasis (absence versus intrahepatic versus extrahepatic presence) 28.261 0.000
Kindlin-2 expression (low versus high) 4.595 0.032
  1. All entries in boldface have significance (P < 0.05)