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Table 4 Serum MU5AC positivity in each clinicopathologic parameters

From: Humoral immune response to MUC5AC in patients with colorectal polyps and colorectal carcinoma

  MUC5AC Ab negative MUC5AC Ab positive  
  N (%) N (%)  
Age      
   ≤60 (5) 29.4 (12) 70.6  
   >60 (7) 53.8 (6) 46.2  
      (p = 0.176)
Sex      
   Female (8) 66.7 (4) 33.3  
   Male (4) 22.2 (14) 77.8  
      (p = 0.015)
Tumor Location      
   Colon (8) 33.3 (16) 66.7  
   Rectum (4) 66.7 (2) 33.3  
      (p = 0.116)
Duke's Stage      
   B (4) 50.0 (4) 50.0  
   C (6) 54.5 (5) 45.5  
   D (27) 31.3 (8) 72.7  
      (p = 0.25)
Histologic type      
   Adeno Ca (12) 44.4 (15) 55.6  
   Mucinous Ca - - (1) 100  
   Adenosquamous Ca - - (1) 100  
   Adenocarcinoid Ca - - (1) 100  
      (p = 0.528)
Differentiation      
   Well (3) 50.0 (3) 50.0  
   Moderate (9) 47.4 (10) 52.6  
   Poor - - (4) 100  
   Mucinous - - (1) 100  
      (p = 0.260)
Metastatic Lymph Node      
   Absent (3) 37.5 (5) 62.5  
   Present (9) 40.9 (3) 59.1  
      (p = 0.866)
Preoperative Metastasis      
   Absent (9) 47.4 (10) 52.6  
   Present (27) 31.3 (8) 72.7  
      (p = 0.219)