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Table 3 Level of FGF-2 positivity among groups

From: Gremlin in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma complicating chronic hepatitis C: an immunohistochemical and PCR study of human liver biopsies

FGF 2 Hepatitis Cirrhosis HCC
  (n=35) (n=35) (n=35)
Range 0.060.0 – 16.0.0 0. 0.0 – 16.00 – 16.0 0.0 – 70.0
Mean ± SD 5.06 ± 4.30± 4.30 6.13 ± 5.0.0 14.67 ± 18.67
Median 4.544.50 4.04.0 9.0
Z1 (p)   .50.557(0.578) 1.308 (0.191)
Z2 (P)    0.937 (0.349)
  1. Z 1 Z for the Mann–Whitney test between HCV and other groups.
  2. Z 2 Z for Mann Whitney test between cirrhosis and HCC.
  3. * Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05.