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Table 1 Correlations between survivin expression and clinicopathological parameters of NPC patients

From: Elevated expressions of survivin and VEGF protein are strong independent predictors of survival in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

  Survivin
  Case High expression Low expression P value
  (n = 206) (n = 108) (n = 98)  
Age     
   <46 95 53 42 0.371
   ≥46 111 55 56  
Sex     
   Male 152 75 77 0.137
   Female 54 33 21  
Histological type (WHO)     
   II 138 76 62 0.283
   III 68 32 36  
T stage     
   T1~2 82 33 49 0.004
   T3~4 124 75 49  
N stage     
   N0 49 19 30 0.028
   N1~3 157 89 68  
TNM stage     
   I/II 48 18 30 0.018
   III/IV 158 90 68  
Recurrence     
   Yes 47 27 20 0.433
   No 159 81 78  
Metastasis     
   Yes 24 13 11 0.856
   No 182 95 87