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Table 2 Association between fibronectin expression and clinicopathological characteristics

From: Stromal fibronectin expression in patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Clinical characteristics Categories FN1 low expression (n, %) FN1 high expression (n, %) P value
Age 69 (63–73) 68 (63–73) 0.618
Gender Female 46 (52.9) 27 (52.9) 0.994
Tumor size 2 cm 21 (24.1) 2 (3.9) 0.002
> 2 cm 66 (75.9) 49 (96.1)  
T stage T1 17 (19.5) 2 (3.9) 0.020
T2 56 (64.4) 36 (70.6)  
T3 13 (14.9) 13 (25.5)  
T4 1 (1.1) 0 (0)  
N stage N0 25 (28.7) 9 (18.0) 0.009
N1 38 (43.7) 14 (28.0)  
N2 24 (27.6) 27 (54.0)  
Tumor differentiation Poor/anaplastic 51 (58.6) 31 (62.0) 0.698
AJCC stage, eighth edition I-II 62 (71.3) 23 (46.0) 0.003
III 25 (28.7) 27 (54.0)  
Resection margin R1 33 (37.9) 20 (39.2) 0.881
Adjuvant chemotherapy yes 65 (78.3) 46 (92.0) 0.040
  1. Abbreviations: AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer