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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 141 GC patients

From: Interleukin-23A is associated with tumor growth in Helicobacter-pylori-related human gastric cancer

Patient demographics   IL-23 positive IL-23 negative Pvaluea
Age, y (range) 59 (32–85) ND ND  
Sex     0.730
Male 89 45 44  
Female 52 28 24  
Main location     0.613
U 74 36 38  
ML 67 29 38  
Size, cm (range)     0.028b
>5 97 74 23  
<5 44 25 19  
Depth of invasion     0.519
T1/T2 88 24 14  
T3/T4 53 29 24  
Lauren classification     0.372
Intestinal 94 45 49  
Diffuse 47 27 20  
Lymph node metastasis     0.401
Positive 69 37 32  
Negative 72 33 39  
H.pylori infection     <0.0001c
Positive 84 74 10  
Negative 57 28 29  
Stage     0.215
I 32 16 16  
II 45 23 22  
III 43 20 23  
IV 21 10 11  
  1. ND = not determined.
  2. aχ2 test.
  3. bP < 0.05.
  4. cP < 0.01.