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Table 1 Correlation of p-PTEN expression with clinicopathologic features in GC patients

From: PTEN lipid phosphatase inactivation links the hippo and PI3K/Akt pathways to induce gastric tumorigenesis

Variables p-PTEN expression
All cases (n = 90) Low expression (n = 46) High expression (n = 44) p value
Sex
 Male 53 25 28 0.371
 Female 37 21 16
Age (years)
  ≥ 63 46 22 24 0.822
  < 63 44 24 20
Tumor size (cm)
  ≥ 5.5 42 19 23 0.297
  < 5.5 48 27 21
Location
 Upper 1/3 10 3 7 0.465
 Middle 27 13 14
 Low 1/3 51 29 22
 Remnant 2 1 1
T classification
 T1 3 3 0 0.019
 T2 11 7 4
 T3 53 30 23
 T4 23 6 17
N classification
 N0 22 21 1 0.000
 N1/N2/N3 68 25 43
Clinical stage
 I/II 36 32 4 0.000
 III/IV 54 14 40