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Table 1 Patient demography and pathology by lymph node ratio group

From: A study of lymph node ratio in stage IV colorectal cancer

LNR group Ratio/Node quota N Differentiation grade (well/med./poor) N-status (N1/N2) Lymph nodes (median) Chemotherapy eligibility (yes/no)
      Assessed Positive  
1 0–0.15 46 4/36/6 46/0 10 (1–19) 1 (0–3) 27/19
2 0.16–0.65 45 3/30/12 15/30 10 (4–21) 4 (1–11) 23/22
3 0.66–1 45 0/14/31 6/39 9 (2–32) 8 (2–26) 27/18
Total 0–1 136 7/80/49 67/69 10 (1–32) 4 (0–26) 77/59