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Table 1 Patient characteristics (primary n = 53; metastasis n = 67)

From: DNA methylation affects metastasis of renal cancer and is associated with TGF-β/RUNX3 inhibition

Characteristics Primary Metastasis p value
Age (years)    0.876
 < 60 19 20  
 > 60 48 33  
Gender 0.902
 Female 31 32  
 Male 28 29  
Tumor size (cm) 0.000*
 < 5 27 41  
 > 5 34 17  
Tumor metastasis 0.000*
 Negative 53 0  
 Positive 0 67  
CpG methylation level 0.000*
 Low expression 24 3  
 High expression 29 64  
Global methylation level 0.000*
 Low expression 30 59  
 High expression 23 8  
  1. Statistical analyses were performed by the SPSS test. *p < 0.01 was considered significant
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