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Table 1 Clinical characteristics in patients with T1a-T1b and T2 stage GC lesions

From: Differentiating T1a–T1b from T2 in gastric cancer lesions with three different measurement approaches based on contrast-enhanced T1W imaging at 3.0 T

Variable T1a–T1b (n = 39) T2 (n = 56) P value
Age (y) 61 ± 13 63 ± 12 0.396
Sex
Male 25 40 0.450
Female 14 16  
BMI index (kg/m2) 23.2 ± 3.1 23.1 ± 3.6 0.880
CEA level    0.175
 ≤ 5 ng/ml 34 41  
 > 5 ng/ml 5 13  
Missing   2  
CA199 level    0.137
 ≤ 37 U/ml 39 49  
 > 37 U/ml 0 5  
Missing   2  
CA724 level    0.106
 ≤ 9.8 U/ml 38 46  
 > 9.8 U/ml 1 8  
Missing   2  
Tumor location    0.850
Fundus 11 16  
Body 8 9  
Antrum 20 31