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Table 2 Relationship between VEGF 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

  VEGF
  Case High expression Low expression P value
  (n = 188) (n = 86) (n = 102)  
Age (years)     
   <46 95 41 54 0.472
   ≥46 93 45 48  
Sex     
   Male 147 67 80 0.931
   Female 41 19 22  
Histological type (WHO)     
   II 124 55 69 0.253
   III 64 31 33  
T stage     
   T1~2 71 27 44 0.098
   T3~4 117 59 58  
N stage     
   N0 48 23 25 0.726
   N1~3 140 63 77  
TNM stage     
   I/II 42 13 29 0.029
   III/IV 146 73 73  
Recurrence     
   Yes 58 36 22 0.004
   No 130 50 80  
Metastasis     
   Yes 23 16 7 0.024
   No 165 70 95