Table. 1 The correlations between lncRNA-u50535 and clinicopathological characteristics in 86 CRC cases

From: The novel long noncoding RNA u50535 promotes colorectal cancer growth and metastasis by regulating CCL20

Characteristics lncRNA-u50535
Low (n = 50) High (n = 36) P value
Age 0.799
   <60 25 17
   ≥60 25 19
Gender 0.424
   Female 14 13
   Male 36 23
Location 0.982
   Colon 36 26
   Rectum 14 10
Colorectal cancer 0.095
   Right side 18 7
   Left side 32 29
Depth of invasion 0.579
   T1/T2 5 5
   T3/T4 45 31
Lymph node metastasis 0.025*
   N0 38 19
   N1–2 12 17
Distant metastasis 0.624
   Absent 46 32
   Present 4 4
TNM stage 0.037*
   I/II 36 18
   III/IV 14 18
Histological grade 0.271
   Well/moderately 40 32
   Poorly 10 4
Vein/nerve invasion 0.281
   No 41 26
   Yes 9 10
Tumor size 0.690
   ≤5 cm 27 21
   >5 cm 23 15