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Table 2 Clinicopathologic features and Lauren classification

From: Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic analysis of Lauren classification in gastric adenocarcinoma in China

Characteristics Total number Lauren classification P value
   Diffuse type Intestinal type  
Age     <0.001
≤59 392 246 146
>59 356 150 206
Sex     <0.001
Female 298 211 87
Male 450 181 269
Time period     0.041
1996.1–2000.12 118 72 46
2001.1–2006.12 630 320 310
Location of tumor     <0.001
Proximal 326 129 197
distal 422 263 159
Size     0.268
≤5 cm 453 230 223
>5 cm 295 162 133
The 7th T stage (AJCC)     <0.001
   T1 61 24 37
   T2 79 55 24
   T3 532 260 272
   T4 76 57 19
The 7th N stage (AJCC)     <0.001
   N0 259 112 147
   N1 116 52 64
   N2 161 92 69
   N3 212 140 72
The 7th TNM stage (AJCC)     0.027
   I 113 47 66
   II 280 146 134
   III 355 199 156
Histology subtype     <0.001
Well + Moderate 281 0 281  
Poor + signet ring cell 467 392 75  
  1. Abbreviations: AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer; TNM, Tumor-Node-Metastasis; The analysis only includes 748 patients, and excludes 57 mixed diffuse-intestinal types.