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Table 1 Protein expression of EIF4G1 in NPC and NP and Correlation of clinicopathological features of the patients with NPC and expression of EIF4G1 protein

From: Over-expression of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma 1 correlates with tumor progression and poor prognosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

  EIF4G1 protein expression
Characteristics N Negative(n) Low(n) Medium(n) High(n) P value
Group       
   NPC 132 2 27 41 62  
   NP 53 4 26 19 4 p = 0.000
Sex       
   Male 94 2 19 31 42  
   Female 38 0 8 10 20 p = 0.477
Age       
   ≥45 years 81 2 15 24 40  
   < 45 years 51 0 12 17 22 p = 0.557
Smoking       
   No 100 0 21 29 50  
   Yes 32 2 6 12 12 p = 0.226
T classfication       
   T1+T2 91 2 22 29 38  
   T3+T4 41 0 5 12 24 p = 0.039*
N classfication       
   N0+N1 57 2 14 22 19  
   N2+N3 75 0 13 19 43 p = 0.008*
M classfication       
   M0 127 2 26 40 59  
   M1 5 0 1 1 3 p = 0.625
Clinical stage       
   I+II   2 11 16 11  
   III+IV 41 0 16 25 51 p = 0.003*
  1. * p < 0.05