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Table 1 Correlation between TUG1 expression and clinicopathological characteristics of HCC patients

From: Long non-coding RNA TUG1 is up-regulated in hepatocellular carcinoma and promotes cell growth and apoptosis by epigenetically silencing of KLF2

Characteristics TUG1 P-value
High cases (No 47) Low cases (No 30)
Age (years)    0.970
  < 50 19 12  
  > 50 28 18  
Gender    0.832
 Male 37 23  
 Female 10 7  
Drinking state    0.531
 Yes 28 20  
 No 19 10  
HBV    0.533
 Yes 40 27  
 No 7 3  
Cirrosis    0.378
 Yes 37 26  
 No 10 4  
AFP    0.570
20 15 11  
 20–400 14 11  
400 18 8  
Tumor size    0.003
3 cm 7 13  
 3–5 cm 11 11  
 5–10 cm 26 6  
10 cm 3 0  
BCLC stage    <0.01
 0 1 3  
 A 13 21  
 B 33 6