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Table 6 Age of patients with SRC and NSRC and the histopathological severity of gastric mucosal atrophy

From: Rapidly declining trend of signet ring cell cancer of the stomach may parallel the infection rate of Helicobacter pylori

 SRC (n = 123)
Age mean ± SD (n)
NSRC (n = 726)
Age mean ± SD (n)
P
Atrophy
 Normal
 Mild
 Moderate
 Marked
56.6 ± 13.4 (14)
63.5 ± 11.5 (62)
66.9 ± 12.6 (40)
67.6 ± 12.6 (7)
66.0 ± 12.1 (60)
67.7 ± 11.4 (253)
72.1 ± 9.4 (264)
73.3 ± 9.2 (149)
0.012
0.011
0.001
0.253
  1. NSRC, non-signet ring cell carcinoma; SRC, signet ring cell carcinoma