Table 2: Relationship between ZHX2 mRNA expression and clinicopathological parameters in HCC tissues.

Parameter+ (%)ZHX2 mRNA  
value
OR (95% CI)

Total23 (36.5)
AFP ( g/L)
 <209 (69.2).009.17 (.05–.65)
 >2014 (28)
Tumor size (cm)
 ≤57 (38.9).80.87 (.28–2.68)
 >516 (35.6)
Background liver
 Without cirrhosis12 (38.7).72.83 (.30–2.32)
 With cirrhosis11 (34.4)
Grade
 I-II15 (34.9).701.24 (.42–3.71)
 III-IV8 (40)
Metastasis
 Without15 (42.9).24.53 (.185–1.54)
 With8 (28.6)

CI: confidence interval, HCC: hepatocellular carcinoma, OR: odds ratio, and ZHX2: zinc fingers and homeoboxes 2.