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Table 2 Test group: Multivariate analysis of pre-treatment factors and the radiation regimen for survival

From: A validated survival score for patients with metastatic spinal cord compression from non-small cell lung cancer

  Risk ratio 95%-confidence interval p-value
ECOG Performance status 1.98 1.36 – 2.91 <0.001
Number of involved vertebrae 1.17 0.89 – 1.56 0.27
Ambulatory status before radiotherapy 1.65 1.05 – 2.63 0.029
Other bone metastases 1.16 0.63 – 2.10 0.63
Visceral metastases 2.44 1.66 – 3.68 <0.001
Time developing motor deficits 1.33 1.12 – 1.57 0.001