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Table 2 Associations between clinicopathological features and ZNF331 methylation status in colorectal cancer patients

From: Methylation of ZNF331 is an independent prognostic marker of colorectal cancer and promotes colorectal cancer growth

Clinical parameter Number ZNF331 methylation status p value
Methylated Unmethylated
Age(years)
 ≥ 60 74 52 22 0.482
 < 60 72 46 26  
Gender
 Male 98 67 31 0.709
 Female 48 31 17  
Tumor differentiation
 Moderate and well 106 69 37 0.436
 Poor 40 29 11  
TNM stage
 I–II 75 47 28 0.291
 III–IV 71 51 20  
Tumor size
 < 5 cm 75 42 33 0.005**
 ≥ 5 cm 71 56 15  
Tumor location
 Right 54 41 13 0.101
 Left 92 57 35  
  1. Chi-square test; **p < 0.01