Table 2

Univariate analysis of different prognostic varibles in 266 nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients
Variables Subset Hazard ratio (HR) 95% confidence interval [CI] P
Patient gender Male vs. Female 1.987 0.608 ~ 4.092 NS
Patient age < 48 vs. ≥ 48 1.566 0.465 ~ 3.853 NS
Clinical stage I ~ II vs. III ~ IV 7.382 1.031-16.613 0.002
T-stage T1 ~ T2 vs. T3 ~ T4 2.380 0.738 ~ 5.046 NS
N-stage N0 vs N1 ~ N3 1.778 0.732 ~ 4.028 NS
WHO histological type II vs. III 1.458 0.689 ~ 3.076 NS
Recurrence No vs. Yes 8.892 1.021-18.656 0.001
Metastasis No vs. Yes 8.788 1.042-19.052 0.001
NRP-1 Low vs. High 16.926 1.833-38.132 < 0.001

‘NS’ refers to the difference without statistical significance.

Xu et al.

Xu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:155   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-155

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