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Table 3 Association between APCN expression and clinicopathological parameters in validation series

From: Elevated tumor expression of Astroprincin (FAM171A1) is an independent marker of poor prognosis in colon cancer

  APCN
  Low Moderate High  
n (%) 144 63 34 p-value
Age. years     
< 68 56 (38.9) 27 (42.9) 14 (41.2) 0.72
≥ 68 88 (61.1) 36 (57.1) 20 (58.8)  
Gender     
Male 66 (45.8) 27 (42.9) 20 (58.8) 0.32
Female 78 (52.4) 36 (57.1) 14 (41.2)  
TNM IV     
I 28 (19.4) 8 (12.7) 4 (11.8) 0.14
II 51 (35.4) 19 (30.2) 12 (35.3)  
III 45 (31.3) 25 (39.7) 12 (35.3)  
IV 20 (13.9) 11 (17.5) 6 (17.6)  
Grade (WHO)     
1–2 121 (88.3) 48 (85.7) 30 (90.9) 0.89
3–4 16 (11.7) 8 (14.3) 3 (9.1)  
Missing 7 7 1  
Side     
Right 86 (59.7) 30 (47.6) 17 (50.0) 0.14
Left 58 (40.3) 33 (52.4) 17 (50.0)  
Histology     
Non-mucinous 128 (89.5) 54 (85.7) 33 (97.1) 0.27
Mucinous 15 (10.5) 9 (14.3) 1 (2.9)