Gastric Cancer
Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Feb 28, 2006; 12(8): 1182-1186
Published online Feb 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i8.1182
Table 4 Multivariate analysis of significant prognostic factors for survival in lymph node negative gastric carcinoma patients using Cox proportional hazard regression model
VariablesRisk ratio95% CIP value
Age(yr) (< 65 vs ≥65)1.3540.95-1.92NS
Gender (male vs female)0.9230.66-1.28NS
Location (upper vs distal)0.7310.49-1.09NS
Tumor size (mm) (< 50 vs ≥50)1.5131.06-2.21< 0.05
Histologic type (differentiated vs. undifferentiated)0.7490.55-1.02NS
Serosal invasion (negative vs positive)3.4092.42-4.80< 0.001
Extent of lymph node dissection (< D2 vs ≥ D2)1.1880.56-2.50NS
Curability (curative vs non-curative)3.842.11-7.00< 0.001
Esophageal invasion (negative vs positive)1.0070.34-2.97NS