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Table 3 Association of different Hsp70 expression patterns and clinicopathological characteristics in NPC patients

From: Expression of heat shock protein 70 in nasopharyngeal carcinomas: different expression patterns correlate with distinct clinical prognosis

Characteristics Hsp70 membranal and cytoplasmic staining P value Hsp70 nuclear staining P value
  low expression (n = 281) high expression (n = 226)   low expression (n = 370) high expression (n = 137)  
Age, years    0.751    0.857
<46 131 116   176 71  
> = 46 145 115   188 72  
Sex    0.828    0.715
Male 209 170   275 104  
Female 72 56   94 34  
Tumor stage    0.001    0.401
T1 + T2 96 109   153 51  
T3 + T4 186 116   217 86  
Lymphoid Nodal(N) state    0.061    0.468
N0 64 69   94 40  
N1-3 217 157   276 97  
Recurrence or metastasis    0.002    0.016
Yes 126 71   132 65  
No 155 155   238 72  
TNM clinical stage    0.005    0.900
I + II 63 76   102 37  
III + IV 218 150   268 100  
  1. Hsp70, heat shock protein 70.