Table 1.

Correlation between ANRIL expression and clinicopathologic characteristics of NSCLC patients

ANRIL
CharacteristicsHigh, number of cases (34)Low, number of cases (34)χ2 test (P value)
Age, y0.627
 ≤651719
 >651715
Gender0.625
 Male1820
 Female1614
Histologic subtype0.324
 SCC2218
 Adenocarcinoma1216
TNM stage0.007a
 Ia + Ib415
 IIa + IIb1412
 IIIa167
Tumor size0.001a
 ≤5 cm1326
 >5 cm218
Lymph node metastasis0.051
 Negative1119
 Positive2315
Smoking history0.793
 Smokers2324
 Never smokers1110
  • aOverall P < 0.05.