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Table 1 Patients and tumor samples characteristics

From: Decreased expression of ADAMTS-1 in human breast tumors stimulates migration and invasion

Variable Categories n
Age (years old) < 50 22 (36.7)
  ≥ 50 38 (63.3)
Stage (TNM) Stage I 2 (3.3)
  Stage II 25 (41.7)
  Stage III 26 (43.3)
  Stage IV 7 (11.7)
Tumor size (cm) < 4.0 21 (35.0)
  ≥ 4.0 39 (65.0)
Lymph node metastasis No 20 (33.3)
  Yes 40 (66.7)
Estrogen receptor Negative 27 (45.0)
  Positive 33 (55.0)
Progesterone receptor Negative 33 (55.0)
  Positive 26 (43.3)
  Missing cases 1 (1.7)
ADAMTS-1 Negative 31 (51.7)
  Positive 29 (48.3)