Table 1: Association of HOTAIR expression with clinical and pathologic features in GC patients.

Parameter TotalHOTAIR2 P
LowHigh

Age (years) 1.6620.197
≤6039(72.2%)11(20.3%)28(51.9%)
>6015(27.8%)7(13.0%)8(14.8%)
Gender 0.0001.000
Female18(33.3%)6(11.1%)12(22.2%)
Male36(66.7%)12(22.2%)24(44.5%)
Tumor size (cm) 0.9470.331
<523(42.6%)6(11.1%)17(31.5%)
≥531(57.4%)12(22.2%)19(35.2%)
Tumor differentiation 11.9100.001
Well/moderate22(40.7%)10(18.5%)12(22.2%)
Poor32(59.3%)8(14.8%)24(44.4%)
Lymph node metastasis8.7040.003
Negative16(29.6%)10(18.5%)6(11.1%)
Positive38(70.4%)8(14.8%)30(55.6%)
Distant metastasis 12.15 0.000
Negative30(55.6%)16(29.6%)14(25.9%)
Positive24(44.4%)2(3.7%)22(40.7%)
Clinical stage (TNM)6.0000.014
I~II18(33.3%)10(18.5%)8(14.8%)
III~IV36(66.7%)8(14.8%)28(51.9%)