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Table 1 Correlation between MEST expression levels and clinicopathological parameters in 90 cases of lung cancer

From: MEST promotes lung cancer invasion and metastasis by interacting with VCP to activate NF-κB signaling

Variable n Low MEST High MEST P value
Age (years)
  ≤ 55 23 11 12  
  > 55 67 32 35 1.000
Gender
 Female 41 23 18  
 Male 49 20 29 0.203
T-Stage
 1/2 67 35 32  
 3/4 23 8 15 0.226
N-Stage
 N0 39 22 17  
 N1 36 11 25 0.036
M-Stage
 M0 89 42 47  
 M1 1 1 0 0.478
Pathologic stage
 Stages I & II 69 33 36  
 Stages III & IV 21 10 11 1.000
  1. Tumor histology: Lung adenocarcinoma