Table 5

The impact of SBEM and other risk factors on DFS by Cox’s proportional hazards analysis
Covariate P value Hazard radio 95% Confidence interval
Univariate Added SBEM Univariate Added SBEM Univariate Added SBEM
SBEM (3+ vs. <3+) 0.000 0.000 5.768 5.768 2.584-12.876 2.584-12.876
Lymph Node (Pos. vs. Neg.) 0.000 0.000 3.589 3.433 1.996-6.451 1.893-6.228
Age (>35Y vs. ≤35Y) 0.749 0.785 1.103 0.918 0.606-2.006 0.495-1.702
Tumor size (>20 mm vs. ≤20 mm) 0.457 0.583 0.814 0.858 0.473-1.400 0.498-1.480
Grade (>1 vs. =1) 0.035 0.053 2.052 1.911 1.053-3.999 0.991-3.799
Grade (=3 vs. ≤2) 0.000 0.001 3.930 3.549 1.905-8.110 1.699-7.413
TNM (>1 vs. =1) 0.000 0.000 3.439 3.148 1.925-6.143 1.816-5.459
TNM (=3 vs. ≤2) 0.000 0.000 5.647 5.446 2.601-12.264 2.401-12.352
Ki67 (≤35 vs. >35) 0.001 0.004 3.060 2.714 1.576-5.942 1.366-5.393

Liu et al.

Liu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:71   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-71

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