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Table 3 Associations between PKCα, PKCδ, and PKCε intensity and clinicopathological variables in cohort I and II.

From: PKCα expression is a marker for breast cancer aggressiveness

Cohort I    II  
Variable PKCα PKCδ PKCε PKCα PKCε
NHG      
ρ 0.401 -0.049 -0.029 0.247 -0.011
p 0.001 0.719 0.833 <0.001 0.863
n 60 57 55 249 263
Estrogen receptor      
ρ -0.482 0.210 -0.016 -0.334 0.068
p <0.001 0.120 0.907 <0.001 0.273
n 59 56 54 244 261
Progesterone receptor      
ρ -0.402 -0.081 -0.216 -0.280 0.062
p 0.002 0.554 0.120 <0.001 0.342
n 58 55 53 223 240
Ki-67 positivity      
ρ 0.535 0.229 0.280 0.295 -0.056
p <0.001 0.144 0.069 <0.001 0.363
n 46 42 43 244 261
Nodal status      
ρ -0.027 0.095 -0.002 0.029 0.028
p 0.842 0.495 0.987 0.666 0.667
n 56 54 52 224 233
Distant metastasis      
ρ 0.159 0.162 -0.064 0.090 0.037
p 0.226 0.227 0.642 0.159 0.556
n 60 57 55 247 261
  1. ρ: Pearson's correlation coefficient. p < 0.05 in bold. n: number of tumor samples.