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Table 2 Correlation between EBVaGC and clinico-pathological parameters

From: Characteristics of epstein barr virus variants associated with gastric carcinoma in Southern Tunisia

Clinical Characteristics N EBV expression*
   Negative (%) Positive (%)
Gender    
Male 48 42(87.5) 6 (12.5)
Female 33 27(81.8) 6 (18.2)
p-value   0.47
Age    
< 45 17 17(100) 0(0)
45-60 30 21(70) 9(30)
> 60 34 31(91.2) 3(8.8)
p-value   0.009
TNM    
I-II 9 9(100) 0(0)
III-IV 47 40(87.1) 7(14.9)
p-value   0.216
Anatomical site    
Antrum 48 41(85.4) 7(14.6)
Body 22 19(86.4) 3 (13.6)
Cardia 8 6(75) 2(25)
p-value   0.72
Differentiation    
Poor 43 36(83.7) 7 (16.3)
   Moderate 26 25(96.2) 1 (3.8)
Well 9 6(66.7) 3(33.3)
p-value   0.075
Lauren type    
Intestinal 47 38(80.9) 9(19.1)
Diffuse 34 31(91.2) 3(8.8)
p-value   0.197
Tumor size    
< 5 cm 9 8(88.9) 1(11.1)
> 5 cm 65 54(83.1) 11(16.9)
p-value   0.658
Venous invasion    
Negatif 61 54(88.5) 7(11.5)
Positif 18 13(72.2) 5(27.8)
p-value   0.09
  1. * EBV expression was determined by EBER in-situ hybridization. Negative cases exhibited a score = 0 and positives cases showed a score = 1+ to 3+.