Table 3: Relationship between NF-YA mRNA expression and clinicopathological parameters in HCC tissues.

Parameter+ (%)NF-YA mRNA  
value
OR (95% CI)

Total27 (42.9)
AFP (μg/L)
 <2010 (76.9).005.16 (.04–.64)
 >2017 (34)
Tumor size (cm)
 ≤57 (38.9).691.26 (.41–3.84)
 >520 (44.4)
Background liver
 Without cirrhosis15 (48.4).38 .64 (.23–1.75)
 With cirrhosis12 (37.5)
Grade
 I-II16 (37.2).182.06 (.70–6.05)
 III-IV11 (55)
Metastasis
 Without18 (51.4).27.56 (.20–1.57)
 With9 (32.1)

CI: confidence interval, HCC: hepatocellular carcinoma, NF-Y: nuclear factor-Y, and OR: odds ratio.