Table 3

Multivariate Cox Regression Analyses for OS, BCSS and RFS
Variables OS BCSS RFS
HR 95% CI P HR 95% CI P HR 95% CI P
Age 1.07 1.03-1.10 .000 1.05 1.00-1.09 .03 1.03 1.00-1.07 .07
Lymph node status
- vs. + 1.81 0.87-3.82 .12 3.28 1.01-10.63 .05 4.94 1.77-13.80 .002
Tumor size
>20 vs. ≤20 mm 1.58 0.65-3.81 .31 2.47 0.60-10.08 .21 2.12 0.72-6.24 .17
Ki67 3.06 1.05-8.93 .04 4.40 0.67-28.82 .12 0.45 0.13-1.53 .20
Grade 0.63 0.27-1.49 .29 0.86 0.20-3.67 .84 2.25 0.78-6.56 .14
HER 3.45 1.16-10.24 .03 5.37 1.61-17.90 .006 4.46 1.63-12.20 .004
ER 0.47 0.17-1.35 .16 0.39 0.11-1.41 .15 0.37 0.12-1.13 .08
CD163 in TS 0.62 0.24-1.58 .32 0.74 0.23-2.38 .61 0.91 0.30-2.72 .86
CD68 in TS 2.96 0.87-10.11 .08 0.12 0.02-0.72 .02 0.29 0.08-1.10 .07

Abbreviations: OS, overall survival; BCSS, breast cancer specific survival; RFS, recurrence free survival; HR, hazard ratio.

Medrek et al.

Medrek et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:306   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-306

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