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Table 2 Distribution of variables between the SS and LS groups by Fisher's exact test

From: Gene expression profiling of canine osteosarcoma reveals genes associated with short and long survival times

Parameter Short survivors Long survivors (Fisher's exact test)
P value
  n n  
Gender    > 0.999
Male 9 9  
Female 7 7  
Neuter status    > 0.999
Neutered 5 6  
Intact 11 10  
Metastasis present at time of death    0.018**
Yes 16 10  
No 0 6  
Postoperative chemotherapy    0.458
No 7 4  
Yes 9 12  
Histological grade    > 0.999
Low and medium 3 4  
High 13 12  
  1. Analysis on discrete variables comparing the short and long survivors revealed no significant differences in the distribution of variables assessed except for metastatic disease status. **Significance defined as P < 0.05.