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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 34 patients with lung cancer

From: KLF8 overexpression promotes the growth of human lung cancer cells by promoting the expression of JMJD2A

Characteristic N (%) KLF8 low (n = 17) KLF8 high (n = 17) p value
Age
 > 60 19 (56%) 9 10 >0.999
 ≤ 60 15 (44%) 8 7
Gender
 Male 21 (62%) 10 11 >0.999
 Female 13 (38%) 7 6
Smoking history
 Ever smoker 22 (65%) 10 12 0.721
 Never smoker 12 (35%) 7 5
TNM stage
 I/II 15 (44%) 4 11 0.016
 III/IV 19 (56%) 13 6
Histological subtype
 Adenocarcinoma 18 (53%) 10 8 0.732
 Squamous cell carcinoma 16 (47%) 7 9
Lymph node metastasis
 Yes 11 (32%) 2 9 0.026
 No 23 (68%) 15 8
Tumor differentiation
 Poor 14 (41%) 7 7 0.940
 Moderate 15 (44%) 8 7
 Well 3 (9%) 1 2
 None 2 (6%) 1 1
EGFR mutation
 Yes 7 (21%) 3 4 0.671
 No 27 (79%) 14 13