Table 3

Statistical analysis of cancer-specific survival of ESCC patients (n = 102)
Factor Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
HR (95% CI) P value HR (95% CI) P value
Age (≤59 vs. ≥60) 0.963 (0.573-1.617) 0.89
Gender (male vs. female) 0.982 (0.498-1.936) 0.96
Tumor length (≤5 cm vs. >5 cm) 1.002 (0.603-1.665) 1
Histological grades (G3 vs. G2 vs. G1) 1.151 (0.801-1.654) 0.45
Depth of invasion (T1-T2 vs. T3-T4) 1.740 (1.047-2.892) 0.03 0.36
Lymph node metastasis (negative vs. positive) 1.910 (1.137-3.209) 0.02 0.43
TNM stage (I-II vs. III-IV) 1.842 (1.109-3.062) 0.02 1.702 (1.020-2.838) 0.04
USP9X expression (low vs. high) 2.192 (1.322-3.634) 0 2.066 (1.242-3.437) 0.01

HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval.

Peng et al.

Peng et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:177   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-177

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