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Table 1 Correlation between the nuclear expression levels of MTA1 and the clinicopathological characteristics of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients

From: Nuclear overexpression of metastasis-associated protein 1 correlates significantly with poor survival in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Characteristic No. of patients MTA1 Nuclear Expression Chi-square test
   Low, n(%) High, n(%) P value
Sex     0.93
Male 155 80 (51.6%) 75 (48.4%)  
Female 53 27 (50.9%) 26 (49.1%)  
Age(y)     0.86
≤ 50 129 67 (51.9%) 62 (48.1%)  
> 50 79 40 (50.6%) 39 (49.4%)  
T classification     0.07
T1-T2 104 60 (57.7%) 44 (42.3%)  
T3-T4 104 47 (45.2%) 57 (54.8%)  
N classification     0.02
N0-N1 130 75 (57.7%) 55 (42.3%)  
N2-N3 78 32 (41.0%) 46 (59.0%)  
Clinical stage     0.04
I-II 70 43 (61.4%) 27 (38.6%)  
III-IV 138 64 (46.4%) 74 (53.6%)  
Locoregional failure     0.61
No 185 94 (50.8%) 91 (49.2%)  
Yes 23 13 (56.5%) 10 (43.5%)  
Distant metastasis     <0.01
No 159 90 (56.6%) 69 (43.4%)  
Yes 49 17 (34.7%) 32 (65.3%)  
Death     0.01
No 160 90 (56.2%) 70 (43.8%)  
Yes 48 17 (35.4%) 31 (64.6%)