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Table 4 Correlation between gene expression and clinicopathological features in hepatocellular carcinoma cases.

From: Characterization of chronic HCV infection-induced apoptosis

Variable
N = 35 (%)
Bak
N = 24 (%)
Fas
N = 19 (%)
FasL
N = 8 (%)
Bcl-2
N = 28 (%)
Bcl-xL
N = 9 (%)
Age (mean ± SD)      
57 ± 10.2      
≤ 55: 16 (46) 12 (75) 7 (44) 3 (19) 10 (63) 5 (31)
> 55: 19 (54) 12 (63) 12 (63) # 5 (26) 18 (95) # 4 (21)
Gender      
M: 22 (63) 17 (77) # 12 (55) 5 (23) 19 (86) # 4 (18)
F: 13 (37) 7 (54) 7 (54) 3 (23) 9 (69) 5 (38) #
Tumor size      
≤ 8: (22) 14 (64) 10 (45) 4 (18) 17 (77) 5 (23)
> 8: (13) 10 (77) 9 (69) 5 (38) 9 (69) 4 (31)
Grade      
II: 22 (63) 16 (73) # 10 (45) 4 (18) 17 (77) 6 (27)
III: 13 (37) 8 (61) 9 (69) # 4 (31) 11 (84) # 3(23)
Invasion      
Positive: (18) 15 (83) # 12 (67) 6 (33) 15 (83) 6 (33)
Negative: (17) 9 (53) 7 (41) 2 (12) 13 (76) 3 (18)
Cirrhosis      
Present: 15 (43) 8 (53) 10 (67) # 4 (27) 12 (80%) 3 (20)
Absent: 20 (57) 16(80) # 9 (45) 4 (20) 16 (80%) 6 (30)
  1. # significantly difference (p < 0.005)