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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of survival (Cox proportional hazards model)

From: Prognostic factors for different outcomes in patients with metastatic spinal cord compression from cancer of unknown primary

  Risk ratio 95%- confidence interval p
Age    
(≤65 vs. >65 years) 1.14 0.83 – 1.58 0.42
ECOG performance score    
(2 vs. 3–4) 2.12 1.40 – 3.29 <0.001
Ambulatory status prior to RT    
(ambulatory vs. ot ambulatory) 1.98 1.40 – 2.81 <0.001
Other bone metastases    
(no vs. yes) 1.38 0.98 – 1.95 0.07
Visceral metastases    
(no vs. yes) 2.74 1.93 – 3.91 <0.001
Time developing motor deficits    
(>7 vs. 1–7 days 1.27 1.07 – 1.51 0.007