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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of Cohorts I and II

From: Novel image analysis approach for quantifying expression of nuclear proteins assessed by immunohistochemistry: application to measurement of oestrogen and progesterone receptor levels in breast cancer

  Cohort I (n = 179) Cohort II (n = 564)
Age (years)   
   Median (range) 65 (35 to 97) 45 (25 to 57)
Tumour size   
   ≤ 20 mm 105 (59) 208 (37)
   >20 mm 74 (41) 356 (63)
Grade   
   I 38 (21) 58 (10)
   II 79 (44) 222 (40)
   III 62 (35) 234 (42)
   Missing   50 (8.9)
Histological type   
   Indeterminate 3 (2) 7 (2)
   Invasive ductal carcinoma 125 (70) 411 (73)
   Invasive lobular carcinoma 31 (17.3) 43 (7.6)
   Tubular 16 (8.9) 5 (1)
   Medullary 4 (2.2) 25 (4)
   Mucinous   3 (1)
   Missing   70 (12)
Nodal status   
   Negative 87 (49) 160 (28)
   Positive 65 (36) 402 (71)
   Missing 27 (15) 2 (0.3)
Oestrogen receptor status   
   Positive 157 (88) 324 (57)
   Negative 22 (12) 151 (27)
   Missing   89 (16)
Progesterone receptor status   
   Positive 52(29) 147 (26)
   Negative 127 (71) 312 (55)
   Missing   105 (19)
  1. Data in parentheses represent percentages unless otherwise stated.