Table 5

Prognostic factors in univariate and multivariate Cox proportional-hazards regression models for disease-specific survival in patients with stage II and III disease
Univariate (Log-rank) Multivariate
n 5-yr DSS(%) p HR 95%CI p
Age
  <70 65 54
  ≥70 33 64 0.63
Gender
  female 22 64
  male 76 56 0.49
Main location
  middle or lower 78 61
  upper 20 44 0.24
WHO pathological type
  differentiated 39 69 1
  undifferentiated 59 50 0.077 1.7 0.86-3.3 0.13
Depth of invasion
  T1-3 48 85 1
  T4 50 32 <0.001 5.5 2.5-12 <0.001
Lymph node metastasis
  negative 20 89 1
  positive 78 49 0.004 3.0 0.92-9.9 0.070
EphA2
  low 18 83 1
  high 80 52 0.019 1.7 0.52-5.7 0.38
EphA4
  low 28 79 1
  high 70 49 0.007 2.6 1.1-6.3 0.039
ephrinA1
  low 40 51
  high 58 62 0.39

Miyazaki et al.

Miyazaki et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:19   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-19

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