Table 4

Univariate and multivariate analyses to predict specimen Gleason score ≥ 7
Univariate Multivariate
P value Odds ratio 95% CI P value Odds ratio 95% CI
FAS expression in biopsy cores (Low vs. High) < 0.0001 10.62 3.71-35.65 0.0012 34.15 3.42 - 1145.4
Clinical T stage (cT1 vs. cT2 ≤) 0.0293 3.66 1.13-16.49 0.4890 2.29 0.23 - 32.36
Needle biopsy Gleason score ( ≤ 6 vs. 7≤) < 0.0001 72.45 17.84-499.7 < 0.0001 228.17 25.37 - 8358.31
PSA (ng/ml) 0.0174 1.09 1.01-1.19 0.0202 1.22 1.03 -1.57
Positive core rate (%) (≤ 40% vs. 40% <) 0.007 5.76 1.53-37.7 0.9106 1.14 0.10 - 10.95
Total biopsy cores (≤ 8 vs. 8 <) 0.4131 1.48 0.58-3.84 0.9423 1.08 0.14 - 8.42

Hamada et al.

Hamada et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2014 14:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-14-3

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