Table 2.

SFRP1 methylation status and clinicopathologic subtypes of gastric cancer

Variables (n)SFRP1 methylation (mean ± SEM%)
Gender
 Male (110)11.4 ± 0.26
 Female (48)11.6 ± 0.31
H. pylori status
 Negative (38)11.2 ± 0.46
 Positive (120)11.5 ± 0.23
Histology
 Intestinal (110)11.5 ± 0.26
 Diffuse (48)11.3 ± 0.31
Location
 Antrum (49)11.9 ± 0.43
 Body (81)11.2 ± 0.25
 Cardia (28)11.4 ± 0.48
Staging
 Early (82)11.8 ± 0.33
 Advanced (76)11.2 ± 0.23
Morphology
 Elevated or protruding (40)11.8 ± 0.44
 Depressed or with ulceration (105)11.3 ± 0.25
 Scirrhous (13)11.1 ± 0.55

NOTE: Methylation status was not determined for 5 cases.