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Table 1 The characteristics of gastric cancer population based on histologic features

From: Advanced non-cardia gastric cancer and Helicobacter pylori infection in Vietnam

  Lauren type
  Total Intestinal type Diffuse type Indeterminate
n (%)
Total 282 118 (41.8) 156 (55.3) 8 (2.8)
Gender
 Male 225 (79.8) 94 (41.8) 126 (56.0) 5 (2.2)
 Female 57 (20.2) 24 (42.1) 30 (52.6) 3 (5.3)
Age groups   64.2 ± 12.3a 60.8 ± 12.9ad 68.0 ± 8.3
 ≤39 14 (4.9) 4 (28.6) 10 (71.4) 0 (0.0)
 40–49 28 (9.9) 7 (25.0) 21 (75.0) 0 (0.0)
 50–59 78 (27.7) 38 (48.7) 39 (50.0) 1 (3.8)
 60–69 75 (26.6) 26 (34.7) 45 (60.0) 4 (5.3)
 ≥70 87 (30.9) 43 (49.4) 41 (47.1) 3 (3.4)
Population group
 Ho Chi Minh 185 (65.6) 68 (36.8)b 109 (58.9) 8 (4.3)
 Hanoi 97(34.4) 50 (51.5)abc 47 (48.5)a 0 (0)c
  1. aIndicates a statistically significant difference between intestinal type vs diffuse type at P < 0.05
  2. bIndicates a statistically significant difference between Ho Chi Minh vs Hanoi at P < 0.05
  3. cIndicates a statistically significant difference between intestinal type vs indeterminate type at P < 0.05
  4. dIndicates a trend of age groups in diffuse type (P = 0.022)