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Table 4 Correlation of MMTV-like status according to the clinicopathological parameters of breast cancer cases

From: Detection of MMTV-Like sequences in Moroccan breast cancer cases

Variables N Positive MMTV-like samples (%) Negative MMTV-like samples (%) P-value
Age     
  <35 years 8 2 (25) 6 (75) 0,093
  35-50 years 26 16 (61.5) 10(38.5)  
  >50 years 8 6 (75) 2 (25)  
Nulliparity     
  Yes 13 4 (30.8) 9 (69.2) 0,024
  No 29 20 (69) 9 (31)  
Menopausal status     
  Pre-menopausal 35 19 (54.3) 16 (45.7) 0,344
  Post-menopausal 7 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6)  
Inflammatory breast cancer     
  Yes 29 19 (65.5) 10 (34.5) 0,097
  No 13 5 (38.5) 8 (61.5)  
SBR grade     
  I 2 1 (50.0) 1 (50) 0,762
  II 23 12 (52.2) 11 (47.8)  
  III 17 11 (64.7) 6 (35.3)  
Tumor size     
  ≤20 mm 3 3 (100) 0 (0) 0,348
  20-50 mm 18 9 (50) 9 (50)  
  >50 mm 21 12 (57) 9 (43)  
ER     
  + 19 9 (47.4) 10 (52.6) 0,349
  - 23 15 (65.2) 8 (34.8)  
PgR     
  + 32 20 (62.5) 12 (37.5) 0,281
  - 10 4 (40) 6 (60)  
Her2     
  + 12 7 (58.3) 5(41.7) 0,600
  - 30 17 (56.7) 13(43.3)