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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in young advanced NSCLC

From: Advanced non-small cell lung cancer in patients aged 45 years or younger: outcomes and prognostic factors

  Hazard Ratio (95% confidence interval) p value
Male gender 1.70 (1.08–2.68) 0.02
BMI < 25 kg/m2 2.72 (1.39–5.30) 0.003
Disease stage   
IIIB 1  
IV 2.62 (1.50–4.57) 0.001
Performance status   
0-1 1  
2-4 1.59 (0.96–2.63) 0.08
Laboratory data   
Anemia (hemoglobin < 11 g/dL) 2.08 (1.15–3.77) 0.02
Leukocytosis (> 10,000 cells/μL) 1.62 (0.94–2.78) 0.08
  1. BMI: body mass index.