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Table 1 Comparison of clinicopathological parameters of 227 patients with GC between high and low groups in terms of RDW and PDW

From: The red distribution width and the platelet distribution width as prognostic predictors in gastric cancer

Characteristics Cases (n) RDW < 13 n(%) RDW ≥ 13 n(%) P valuea PDW < 11.5 n(%) PDW ≥ 11.5 n(%) P Valuea
Gender     0.467    0.039
 Male 176 83(75.5) 93(79.5)   91(83.5) 85(72.0)  
 Female 51 27(24.5) 24(20.5)   18(16.5) 33(28.0)  
Age(years)     < 0.001    0.007
  < 60 119 76(69.1) 43(36.8)   47(43.1) 72(61.0)  
  ≥ 60 108 34(30.9) 74(63.2)   62(56.9) 46(39.0)  
Tumor diameter (cm)     0.001    0.005
  ≤ 4 101 61(55.5) 40(34.2)   38(34.9) 63(53.4)  
  > 4 116 49(44.5) 77(65.8)   71(65.1) 55(46.6)  
Differentiation     0.569    0.785
 Well 7 3(2.7) 4(3.4)   3(2.8) 4(3.4)  
 Moderate 71 31(28.2) 40(34.2)   32(29.4) 39(33.1)  
 Poor 149 76(69.1) 73(62.4)   74(67.9) 75(63.6)  
Depth of tumor     0.008    0.047
 T1 + T2 64 40(36.4) 24(20.5)   24(22.0) 40(33.9)  
 T3 + T4 163 70(63.6) 93(79.5)   85(78.0) 78(66.1)  
Lymph node metastasis     0.014    0.085
 N0 73 44(40.0) 29(24.8)   29(26.6) 44(37.3)  
 N1 + N2 + N3 154 66(60.0) 88(75.2)   80(73.4) 74(62.7)  
Distance metastasis     0.257    0.417
 M0 194 91(82.7) 103(88.0)   91(83.5) 103(87.3)  
 M1 33 19(17.3) 14(12.0)   18(16.5) 15(12.7)  
pStage     0.111    0.131
 I + II 83 46(41.8) 37(31.6)   36(33.1) 47(39.8)  
 III + IV 144 64(58.2) 80(68.4)   73(66.9) 71(60.2)  
CEA(ng/ml)     0.250    0.004
  ≤ 5 188 92(87.6) 96(82.1)   83(78.3) 105(92.1)  
  > 5 34 13(12.4) 21(17.9)   23(21.7) 9(7.9)  
CA125(U/ml)     0.553    0.041
  ≤ 35 181 85(94.4) 96(92.3)   86(89.6) 95(96.9)  
  > 35 13 5(5.6) 8(7.7)   10(10.4) 3(3.1)  
CA199(U/ml)     0.563    0.637
  ≤ 39 183 84(85.7) 99(88.4)   86(86.0) 97(88.2)  
  > 39 27 14(14.3) 13(11.6)   14(14.0) 13(11.8)  
  1. Abbreviations: RDW red blood cell distribution width, PDW platelet distribution width, CEA carcinoembryonic antigen, CA125 carbohydrate antigen 125, CA199 carbohydrate antigen 199
  2. aValue was calculated by χ2 test