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Table 2 Spearman rank analysis to determine the association between risk score and the levels of 22 TIICs in ESCC tissues

From: Profiles of immune cell infiltration and immune-related genes in the tumor microenvironment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Tumor-infiltrating immune cell Risk score
Spearman r p value
B cells memory 0.091 0.417
B cells naive − 0.164 0.143
Dendritic cells activated − 0.047 0.674
Dendritic cells resting 0.127 0.259
Eosinophils − 0.039 0.730
Macrophages M0 − 0.159 0.157
Macrophages M1 0.233 0.036
Macrophages M2 0.391  < 0.001
Mast cells activated − 0.172 0.124
Mast cells resting 0.188 0.093
Monocytes − 0.021 0.852
Neutrophils 0.088 0.436
NK cells activated 0.057 0.616
NK cells resting − 0.046 0.686
Plasma cells − 0.265 0.017
T cells CD4 memory activated 0.247 0.026
T cells CD4 memory resting − 0.178 0.112
T cells CD4 naive − 0.098 0.384
T cells CD8 0.105 0.349
T cells follicular helper − 0.114 0.311
T cells gamma delta − 0.014 0.899
T cells regulatory (Tregs) − 0.033 0.771
  1. The significant values (p < 0.05) are marked in bold