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Table 3 Relationship between the pre-albumin and clinicopathologic characteristics

From: Preoperative pre-albumin predicts prognosis of patients after gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction

Patient-related factors Pre-albumin <200 mg/L Pre-albumin ≥200 mg/L P value
(n = 29) (n = 72)
Gender    0.260
 Male 22 58  
 Female 7 14  
Age (years)    0.565
 <60 4 19  
 ≥60 25 53  
BMI (kg/m2)    0.084
 <18.5 7 2  
 18.5 ≤ < 23 13 38  
 23≤ 9 32  
Hemoglobin (g/L)    0.014*
 <120 17 24  
 ≥120 12 48  
Albumin (g/L)    0.052
 <40 14 13  
 ≥40 15 59  
PNI    0.011*
 <51 20 34  
 ≥51 9 38  
Differentiation grade    0.044*
 Poor 20 49  
 Well 9 23  
Tumor location    0.632
 Siewert II 1 5  
 Siewert III 28 67  
Tumor size (cm)    0.004*
 <5 14 50  
 ≥5 15 22  
TNM stage    <0.001*
 I, II 10 34  
 III, IV 19 38  
  1. BMI body mass index, PNI prognostic nutritional index
  2. *P < 0.05