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Table 1 Clinicopathologic features of 153 patients with large hepatocellular carcinoma

From: Liver resection for young patients with large hepatocellular carcinoma: a single center experience from China

Variables Mean ± SD or number (%) of patients
Young group (n = 70) Older group (n = 83) P value
Gender    
 Female 17 (24.2%) 11(13.3%) 0.196
 Male 53 (75.8%) 72(86.7%)
Age (years) 32 ± 5 55 ± 9 <0.001
Hepatitis B status    
 Negative 9 (12.8%) 28(33.7%) 0.031
 Positive 61 (87.2%) 55(66.3%)
Capsular formation    
 Presence 32 (45.7%) 29(34.9%) 0.535
 Absence 38 (54.3%) 54(65.1%)
Tumor number    
 Single 49(70.0%) 60(72.3%) 0.654
 Multiple 21(30.0%) 23(27.7%)
AFP level    
 Negative 21 (30.0%) 32(38.5%) 0.616
 Positive 49 (70.0%) 51(61.5%)
Liver cirrhosis    
 Absent 38 (54.3%) 44(53.0%) 0.851
 Present 32 (45.7%) 39(47.0%)
Child-Pugh classification    
 A 56 (80.0%) 73(87.9%) 0.762
 B 14 (20.0%) 10(12.1%)
Tumor size (cm) 7.3 ± 2.1 7.9 ± 2.7 0.801
Vascular invasion    
 Absent 37 (52.8%) 49(59.0%) 0.837
 Present 33(47.2%) 34(41.0%)  
BMI    
 Normal weight 55(78.6%) 45(54.2%) 0.032
 Overweight/obese 15(21.4%) 38(45.8%)
  1. P values in bold indicate statistical significance between groups. AFP, alpha-fetoprotein; BMI, body mass index.