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Table 1 The relationships between TUG1 expression level and clinicopathological characteristics of patients with ESCC

From: lncTUG1/miR-144-3p affect the radiosensitivity of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma by competitively regulating c-MET

CharacteristicsExpression ofP value
Low(n = 25)High(n = 25) 
Sex  0.248
 Male1713 
 Female812 
Age  0.009*
  ≤ 60145 
  > 601120 
Tumor size (cm)  0.001*
  ≤ 5156 
  > 51019 
Lymph node metastasis  0.045*
 Yes1118 
 No147 
Pathological Staging  0.152
 I + II138 
 III + IV1217 
Smoking status  0.239
 Ever/current1418 
 Never117 
Alcohol consumption  0.771
 Ever/current1615 
 Never910 
  1. Low/high by the sample mean. Pearson χ2 test. *P < 0.05 was considered statistically significant