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Table 1 Association of EPHA5 expression with clinicopathological features in ESCC patients

From: EphA5 knockdown enhances the invasion and migration ability of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma via epithelial-mesenchymal transition through activating Wnt/β-catenin pathway

CharacteristicPatients with FFPEEPHA5 expressionχ2P valuea
Tissue (n = 48)Negative + lowHigh
Age   0.8440.358
 ≤ 6523203  
 > 6525187  
Sex   01
 Male34277  
 Female14113  
Histologic grade   0.4480.503
 Grade I–II37289  
 Grade III11101  
TNM stage   0.0340.854
 I-II18153  
 III-IVA30237  
Lymph node status   3.1580.076
 Negative24222  
 Positive24168  
Vascular or nerve invasion   01
 Negative34277  
 Positive14113  
  1. Lymph node status: negative, no positive nodal metastases; positive, number of positive nodal metastases ≥ 1
  2. FFPE, formalin fixed paraffin-embedded
  3. aPearson’s χ2 test