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Table 1 Univariate and Multivariate analysis of survival related clinicopathologic parameters by the Cox Proportional Hazards Model

From: Prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in patients with surgically resectable adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus

  Univariate Multivariate
n = 90 RR 95% CI p-value RR 95% CI p-value
Age 1.01 0.98 – 1.03 0.620 1.02 0.99 – 1.04 0.120
Male gender 0.85 0.40 – 1.78 0.660 1.51 0.69 – 3.28 0.300
Higher T-stage (>T2) 2.79 1.41 – 5.51 0.003 2.25 0.92 – 5.14 0.060
Higher N-stage (>N0) 2.96 1.58 – 5.54 <0.001 2.30 1.25 – 4.23 0.010
Poorly differentiated tumour 1.78 0.94 – 3.36 0.077 1.53 0.73 – 3.20 0.260
High COX-2 score (≥200) 3.53 2.11 – 5.89 <0.001 2.91 1.78 – 4.76 <0.001