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Table 1 Demographics and clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with gastric cancer

From: Prognostic value of preoperative body mass index for diabetic patients with non-metastasis gastric cancer: a single center experience

  BMI < 19 kg/m2 (n = 29) BMI ≥ 19 kg/m2 (n = 273) P-value
H. pylori infection
 Y 2 6.9% 17 7.2% 0.975
 N 27 93.1% 220 92.8%  
Age 56.69 ± 13.1
57 (30–79)
58.81 ± 11.27
59 (23–82)
 
Sex      
 M 16 55.2% 180 75.9% 0.016
 F 13 44.8% 57 24.1%  
CEA level 14.32 ± 4.53 11.58 ± 3.38 0.004
T category
 1a 22 9.3% 0.003
 1b 22 9.3% 0.002#
 2 3 10.3% 34 14.3%  
 3 3 10.3% 25 10.5%  
 4a 18 62.1% 127 53.6%  
 4b 5 17.2% 7 3%  
N category
 0 4 13.8% 79 33.3% 0.301
 1 7 24.1% 41 17.3% 0.082$
 2 7 24.1% 41 17.3%  
 3a 6 20.7% 45 19%  
 3b 5 17.2% 31 13.1%  
TNM category
 IA 0   34 14.3% 0.213
 IB 1 3.4% 23 9.7% 0.002&
 IIA 3 10.3% 20 8.4%  
 IIB 2 6.9% 27 11.4%  
 IIIA 6 20.7% 31 13.1%  
 IIIB 6 20.7% 37 15.6%  
 IIIC 11 37.9% 65 27.4%  
  1. M: male, F: female #: T4 VS T1-3, $: N3 VS N0-2, &: stage III VS stage I-II