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Table 2 Relationship between clinical pathology and the human telomerase RNA component genes

From: Clinical significance of combined detection of human papilloma virus infection and human telomerase RNA component gene amplification in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in northern China

Clinical data Number of cases Positive number Percent positive χ 2 P valuea
Gross morphology     1.567 0.667
  Medullar 47 43 91.49   
  Fungating 28 24 85.71   
  Ulcerative 13 12 92.31   
  Constrictive 4 3 75.00   
Degree of histology     1.188 0.552
  High 26 23 88.46   
  Medium 49 45 91.84   
  Low 17 14 82.35   
Invasion full-thickness    0.085 0.770
  No 42 37 88.10   
  Yes 50 45 90.00   
Lymph node metastasis    0.083 0.773
  Yes 33 29 87.88   
  No 59 53 89.83   
  1. aP < 0.05 was considered statistically significant.