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Table 3 Association between delay presentation and clinical variables

From: Delayed presentation in breast cancer: a study in Iranian women

  ≤ 3 months > 3 months P
  No. (%) No. (%)  
Stage of disease (n = 165)    
I and II 84 (67.8) 19 (46.3)  
III and IV 40 (32.2) 22 (53.7))  
  χ2 = 6.02, df = 1 0.01
Tumor size (n = 170)    
< 2 cm 19 (15.1) 2 (4.5)  
2–5 cm 74 (58.7) 19 (43.2)  
≥ 5 cm 33 (26.2) 23 (52.3)  
  χ2 = 11.1, df = 2 0.004
Nodal involvement (n = 165)    
No 36 (29.0) 10 (24.4)  
Yes 88 (71.0) 31 (75.6)  
  χ2 = 0.33, df = 1 0.56