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Table 2 Multivariate Cox regression analysis of 5-year overall and disease-free survival of 86 HCC patients

From: Fibulin-5 inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma cell migration and invasion by down-regulating matrix metalloproteinase-7 expression

Variables Overall survival Disease-free survival
  HR 95% CI P HR 95% CI P
No. of tumor nodules 1.701 0.666-4.342 0.267 1.064 0.209-5.421 0.940
Venous infiltration 1.054 0.999-1.112 0.056 1.067 0.504-2.260 0.865
Edmondson-Steiner grading 2.230 0.937-5.308 0.070 1.971 0.827-4.696 0.126
TNM tumor stage 1.023 1.002-1.044 0.032* 1.055 1.019-1.092 0.003*
Fibulin-5 expression in tumor 2.148 1.255-3.677 0.005* 3.547 1.644-7.653 0.001*
  1. TNM, tumor-node-metastasis; HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval. *Statistically significant.