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Table 1 Correlation between the clinicopathological features and the expressions of TLR4 and MyD88

From: Role of toll-like receptor 4 on the immune escape of human oral squamous cell carcinoma and resistance of cisplatin-induced apoptosis

Characteristics Case no. TLR4 positive grade Nonparametric tests value P.value MyD88 positive grade Nonparametric tests value P.value
Tobacco
 Yes 8 1.50 ± 0.92 Z = -0.101 0.919 1.37 ± 0.74 Z = -0.565 0.572
 No 22 1.45 ± 0.74    1.59 ± 0.73   
Alcohol
 Yes 2 2.00 ± 1.41 Z = -0.702 0.472 2.00 ± 1.00 Z = -1.092 0.275
 No 28 1.43 ± 1.74    1.5 ± 0.74   
Sex        
 Male 22 1.59 ± 0.73 Z = -1.294 0.196 1.36 ± 0.72 Z = -0.396 0.696
 Female 8 1.12 ± 0.83    1.75 ± 1.04   
Tumor site
 Oral cavity 20 1.55 ± 0.82 χ2=1.635 d.f. = 3 0.652 1.45 ± 0.64 χ2=0.032 d.f. = 3 0.999
 Gingiva 4 1.25 ± 0.95    1.5 ± 1.29   
 Mouth floor 3 1.33 ± 0.57    1.33 ± 1.15   
 Other 3 1.33 ± 0.57    1.66 ± 1.15   
Tumor stage  
 T1 3 1.66 ± 1.15 χ2=1.698 d.f = 3 0.637 1.66 ± 0.57 χ2=0.498 d.f. = 3 0.919
 T2 14 1.57 ± 0.75    1.35 ± 0.74   
 T3 6 1.50 ± 0.83    1.50 ± 1.04   
 T4 7 1.14 ± 0.69    1.57 ± 0.97   
Nodal status
 N0 14 1.57 ± 0.85 Z = -0.495 0.621 1.50 ± 0.65 Z = -0.224 0.823
 N1 16 1.37 ± 0.71    1.43 ± 0.96   
Pathological differentiation grade
 Well 13 1.76 ± 0.72 χ2=8.014 d.f = 2 0.018 1.61 ± 0.76 χ2=6.774 d.f. = 2 0.034
 Moderatedly 13 1.61 ± 0.50    1.69 ± 0.75   
 poorly 4 0.50 ± 0.57    0.50 ± 0.57