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Table 2 Relationship between PIM1 and RUNX3 levels with the clinical characteristics

From: Loss of PIM1 correlates with progression and prognosis of salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma (SACC)

Variable Patients (total = 97) PIM1 p-value RUNX3 p-value
Negative Positive Negative Positive
Gender Male 39 5 34 0.555 33 6 0.510
  Female 58 10 48   46 12  
Age < 52 52 9 43 0.589 41 11 0.479
  ≥ 52 45 6 39   38 7  
T-status T1–2 33 14 19 0.000 20 13 0.000
  T3–4 64 1 63   59 5  
Tumor location Major salivary 36 6 30 0.801 29 7 0.863
  Minor salivary 61 9 52   50 11  
Histological type Cribriform 40 6 34 0.594 35 5 0.153
  Tubular 17 4 13   11 6  
  Solid 40 5 35   33 7  
Lymph node involvement Yes 27 0 27 0.009 26 1 0.019
  No 70 15 55   53 17  
Perineural invasion Yes 57 1 56 0.000 52 5 0.003
  No 40 14 26   27 13  
Distant metastasis Yes 21 0 21 0.036 20 1 0.109
  No 76 15 61   59 17