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Table 6 Point assignments and predictive scores for each variable in the nomogram models

From: Novel nomograms to predict lymph node metastasis and liver metastasis in patients with early colon carcinoma

Variables Classification Nomogram score
Lymph node metastasis Liver metastasis
Age < 45 58 16
45–65 29 8
≥ 65 0 0
Marriage Married 11 NA
Single 6 NA
Unknown 0 NA
Histological grade Well differentiated 0 0
Moderately differentiated 33 8
Poorly differentiated 67 16
Undifferentiated 100 23
Histological type Adenocarcinoma 0 NA
Carcinoid tumor 3 NA
Neuroendocrine carcinoma 5 NA
Mucinous adenocarcinoma 8 NA
Other 10 NA
T classification T1 0 NA
T2 54 NA
Tumor size < 5 cm 6 0
≥ 5 cm 3 17
Unknown 0 35
CEA Negative 14 0
Borderline 9 5
Positive 5 10
Unknown 0 15
N classification N0 NA 0
N1 NA 50
N2 NA 100
  1. CEA, carcinoembryonic antigen; NA, not available