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Table 2 Clinico-pathologic characteristics of 100 EOC patients and their association to LipB protein expression

From: Secretoglobin expression in ovarian carcinoma: lipophilin B gene upregulation as an independent marker of better prognosis

LipB protein expression
  Total score ≤ 1 score = 2 score = 3 p-value
n(%) n(%) n(%)
Age at diagnosis (y)      
≤60 48 22 (46) 20 (42) 6 (12) 0.6
>60 52 19 (37) 25 (48) 8 (15)  
Histological type      
serous 51 25 (49) 17 (33) 9 (18)  
endometrioid 17 5 (29) 11 (65) 1 (6)  
clear cell 11 6 (55) 3 (27) 2 (18)  
mucinous 3 0 1 (33) 2 (67) 0.3
mixed 13 4 (31) 9 (69) 0  
undifferentiated 5 1 (20) 4 (80) 0  
FIGO stage      
I + II 27 10 (37) 13 (48) 4 (15)  
III + IV 73 31 (42) 32 (44) 10 (14) 0.7
Histological grade      
G1 5 1 (20) 2 (40) 2 (40)  
G2 + G3 95 40 (42) 43 (45) 12 (13) 0.2
Residual tumor (RT), cm      
RT = 0 40 14 (35) 21 (52) 5 (13)  
RT > 0 60 27 (45) 24 (40) 9 (15) 0.5
Presence of ascites      
no 44 19 (43) 18 (41) 7 (16)  
yes 56 22 (39) 27 (48) 7 (13) 0.5
Lymph nodal involvement      
negative 51 16 (31) 23 (45) 12 (24)  
positive 26 13 (50) 12 (46) 1 (4) 0.3
missing 23 12 (52) 10 (44) 1 (4)