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Table 2 Primary prognostic analysis of mortality using multivariable Cox regression (N = 483)

From: Survival in overweight patients with advanced pancreatic carcinoma: a multicentre cohort study

Variable Univariable Multivariable
HR 95% CI P-value HR 95% CI P-value
BMI 1.25 1.10 - 1.42 <0.001 1.21 1.06 - 1.41 0.004
(increments of 5 units)
Age (continuously) 1.00 0.99 - 1.00 0.865 1.00 0.99 - 1.01 0.920
Performance status 0.77 0.62 -0.97 0.024 0.76 0.65 - 0.96 0.019
(ECOG < 2 versus ECOG > =2)
Diabetes 0.94 0.76 -1.16 0.540 0.92 0.74 -1.14 0.438
(yes versus no)
Stage 0.84 0.65 -1.08 0.188 0.92 0.70 - 1.20 0.525
(stage III versus stage IV)
Sex 1.23 1.02 - 1.48 0.033 1.16 0.95 - 1.41 0.145
(male versus female)
CA 19-9 1.08 1.04 -1.13 <0.001 1.07 1.02 - 1.11 0.003
(continuously on log scale)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, HR hazard ratio.