Table 2

Univariate and multivariate (Cox proportional hazards) analysis of 5-year disease-specific survival
Univariate Multivariate
Hazard Ratio (95% C.I.) p-value Hazard Ratio (95% C.I.) p-value
Bax 0.237 (0.078 - 0.721) 0.005 0.236 (0.076 - 0.731) 0.012
pT Status 2.549 (1.022 - 6.357) 0.043 3.261 (1.234 - 8.618) 0.017
pN Status 7.470 (2.467 - 22.611) <0.001 7.344 (2.090 - 25.803) 0.002

Pathological T-stage and N-stage were included in the multivariate analysis based on their acknowledged clinical significance in OSCC and their significant association with DSS in univariate analysis.

Bose et al.

Bose et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:332   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-332

Open Data