Table 2

Comparison of GIRK1 expression to tumor characteristics usingχ 2 statistical analysis

GIRK1 positivenχ2
LNM status
LNM50%26
No LNM13%300.0029a
Tumor size (cm)
≤226%39
>241%170.25
ER status
ER+29%42
ER−36%140.61
Tumor grade
116%12
235%23
333%210.26
  • a χ2 analysis for significance. A significant statistical correlation between GIRK1 expression and tumor characteristics was identified when the returned P was <0.05.