Table 3

 Comparison between MVD and clinical features in the 100 hepatocellular carcinomas studied

VariableNMean (SD) MVDp Value
MVD, microvessel density.
Mean age
    ⩽63.95746 (7.6)NS
    >63.94351 (6.9)
Sex
    Male8249 (10.2)NS
    Female1846 (9.3)
Child’s class
    A6539 (7.1)<0.01
    B3555 (8.8)
Hepatitis virus status
    Hepatitis B positive5038 (8.9)<0.01
    Hepatitis C positive5054 (13.8)