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Table 5 Events in the two groups (cases %)

From: Expression of activated signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 as a predictive and prognostic marker in advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Item All grades Grade 3⁄ 4
p-STAT3+ p-STAT3− p-STAT3+ p-STAT3−
Leukocytopenia 49 (67.1 %) 60 (75 %) 7 (9.6 %) 8 (10 %)
Neutropenia 60 (82.2 %) 63 (78.7) 13 (17.8 %) 15 (18.8 %)
Hemoglobin 44 (60.3 %) 49 (61.2 %) 22 (30.1 %) 20 (25 %)
Thrombocytopenia 13 (16.3 %) 14 (17.5 %) 10 (13.7 %) 10 (12.5 %)
Nausea 7 (9.6 %) 9 (11.2 %) 8 (11 %) 9 (11.25 %)
Vomiting 13 (16.3 %) 15 (18.6 %) 12 (16.4 %) 13 (16.25 %)
Anorexia 14 (19.2) 11 (13.8 %) 9 (12.3 %) 9 (11.25 %)
Diarrhea 1 (1.4 %) 1 (1.3 %) 0 0
Constipation 16 (21.9 %) 19 (23.8 %) 10 (13.7 %) 15 (18.8)
Fatigue 31 (42.5 %) 30 (37.5) 3 (4.1 %) 5 (6.3 %)
Liver dysfunction 14 (19.1 %) 17 (21.3 %) 4 (5.5 %) 6 (7.5 %)