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Table 1 Correlation of X-linked-chromosome inhibitor of apoptosis (XIAP) protein and nuclear factor-κB (NF-κB) expression to clinicopathologic characteristics of 78 patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)

From: Prognostic significance of XIAP and NF-κB expression in esophageal carcinoma with postoperative radiotherapy

Variable XIAP expression (case) NF-κB expression (case)
  (case) (case)
Low High P- value Low High P- value
Gender       
  Male 15 33 0.800 12 36 1.000
  Female 8 22   8 22  
Age       
  < 60 13 35 0.615 13 35 0.794
  ≥ 60 10 20   7 23  
Tumor location       
Lower thoracic 14 30 0.628 10 34 0.603
Middle and Upper thoracic 9 25   10 24  
Length of tumor       
  < 5 cm 14 30 0.628 10 34 0.603
  ≥ 5 cm 9 25   10 24  
T-stage       
  T3 12 41 0.066 14 39 1.000
  T1-2 11 14   6 19  
N-stage       
  N0 11 22 0.618 11 22 0.201
  N1 12 33   9 36  
p-TNM stage       
  I-II 13 15 0.020 12 16 0.014
  III 10 40   8 42  
Differentiation       
  Well and Medium 23 28 0.000 20 31 0.000
  Poor 0 27   0 27