Table 5

Multivariate Cox regression analysis for QoL function and symptom scales (Block Entry Method)

QoL Domain

HR

95% CI

P-value


Physical

0.990

0.986 to 0.994

< 0.001

Role

0.999

0.995 to 1.002

0.50

Emotional

1.001

0.997 to 1.005

0.58

Cognitive

1.000

0.996 to 1.003

0.80

Social

1.000

0.996 to 1.003

0.85

Fatigue

0.996

0.992 to 1.001

0.16

Nausea/vomiting

0.997

0.993 to 1.001

0.20

Pain

1.002

0.999 to 1.005

0.16

Dyspnea

1.001

0.999 to 1.004

0.34

Appetite Loss

1.003

1.000 to 1.005

0.07

Constipation

1.000

0.998 to 1.003

0.73

Diarrhea

1.003

0.999 to 1.006

0.16

Gender (male as reference)

0.78

0.67 to 0.90

0.001

Stage at diagnosis (locoregional disease as reference)

1.67

1.4 to 1.9

< 0.001

Prior treatment history (previously treated as reference)

0.55

0.47 to 0.64

< 0.001


Braun et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:353   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-353

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