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Table 2 Correlation between NPC1L1 expression and clinical characteristics of patients with CRC

From: Expression and prognostic significance of Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1 in colorectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study

NPC1L1 expression
Characteristic N Low High P-value
Histologic type 423    0.257
 Adenocarcinoma 186 177  
 Mucinous 26 34  
Age (years) 428    0.923
 < 70 115 116  
 ≥ 70 99 98  
Sex 428    0.245
 Male 120 108  
 Female 94 106  
T stages 428    0.141
 Tis, T1–T2 47 35  
 T3–T4 167 179  
M stages 382    0.069
 M0 167 154  
 M1 24 37  
N stages 428    0.006
 N0 139 111  
 N1–N2 75 103  
AJCC stages 428    0.025
 Stage I–II 132 109  
 Stage III–IV 82 105  
  1. AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer, CRC colorectal cancer, NPC1L1 Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1