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Table 1 Association between circZNF609 expression and clinical features of cutaneous melanoma

From: FMRP ligand circZNF609 destabilizes RAC1 mRNA to reduce metastasis in acral melanoma and cutaneous melanoma

    circZNF609 expression  
Characteristics   Number of cases Low(n = 19) High(n = 18) P-value(χ2 test)
Gender Male 23 11 12 0.5824
  Female 14 8 6
Age < 50 19 10 9 0.8728
  ≥50 18 9 9
Tumor location Upper region 29 16 13 0.376
  Lower region 8 3 5
Pathology stage T1–3 16 5 11 0.0327
  T4 21 14 7
Breslow depth < 5 mm 19 6 13 0.0134
  ≥5 mm 18 13 5
Ulceration Yes 15 9 6 0.3848
  No 22 10 12
Distant metastasis Yes 20 14 6 0.0138
  No 17 5 12