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Table 1 Correlation between lncROPM expression and clinicopathological features in 130 breast cancer patients

From: A novel lncRNA ROPM-mediated lipid metabolism governs breast cancer stem cell properties

Clinicopathological features Group No. of patients, N = 130 (%) p value
Age (years)  < 50 72 (55.4)  
   ≥ 50 58 (44.6) p = 0.575
Tumor size (cm)  < 3 67 (51.5)  
   ≥ 3 63 (48.5) p = 0.016*
TNM stage I–II 70 (53.8)  
  III–IV 60 (46.2) p = 0.002**
Histology grade I 28 (21.5)  
  II–III 102 (78.5) p = 0.019*
Lymph node metastasis No 54 (41.5)  
  Yes 76 (58.5) p = 0.042*
Recurrence No 98 (75.4)  
  Yes 32 (24.6) p = 0.001**
  1. Differences between experimental groups were analyzed by Mann–Whitney test. Data represent mean ± SD (*p < 0.05; **p < 0.01)