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Table 3 Univariate analysis of factors regarding disease specific survival

From: Expression of minichromosome maintenance protein 2 as a marker for proliferation and prognosis in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a tissue microarray and clinico-pathological analysis

   Tumor-related death
Variable Categorisation n events pa
Clinico-pathologic data:
Age at diagnosis
  <65 years 44 20 0.0805
  ≥65 years 77 43  
Gender
  male 64 31 0.4220
  female 59 34  
Ann Arbor Stage
  1 19 6 0.0026
  2 37 16  
  3 27 15  
  4 39 27  
International prognostic index
  0 2 0 <0.0001
  1 46 16  
  2 24 11  
  3 25 20  
  4 22 16  
Extranodal involvement
  no 47 24 0.9997
  yes 70 36  
Bulky disease
  no 73 36 0.3135
  yes 39 20  
Serum levels of LDH at diagnosis
  <300 U/l 38 19 0.0133
  ≥300 U/l 54 31  
Immunohistochemistry:
Mcm2 immunoreactivity
  <40% 52 21 0.0424
  ≥40% 36 22  
  1. a Log rank test; bold face representing significant data.