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Table 1 The relationship between mastectomy weight and lymph node positivity

From: Women with large breasts are at an increased risk of advanced breast cancer

  Mastectomy
weight < 800
Mastectomy weight equal to or
more than 800
P value and test
Tumour size in mm 21 (15–36.25) 27 (19.5–52.5) P = 0.019, Mann-Whitney test
Grade    
I 7 (11%) 5 (10%) Kendall's tau-b = 0.055, p = 0.57
II 37 (58%) 25 (52%)  
III 20 (31%) 18 (38%)  
Lymph node    
Negative 17 (27%) 9 (20%) Kendall's tau-b = 0.011, p = 0.93
1–3 14 (22%) 14 (31%)  
>3 33 (52%) 22 (49%)