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Table 4 Multivariate analyses for DFS.

From: Bcl-2 protein expression is associated with p27 and p53 protein expressions and MIB-1 counts in breast cancer

Variables p value relative risk 95% CI
Tumor size (cm):    
   2.1 – 5.0 (vs. – 2.0) 0.8905 1.06 0.49–2.26
   5.1 – (vs. – 2.0) 0.2467 1.72 0.69–4.29
Lymph node metastasis:    
   present (vs. absent) <0.0001 6.14 3.30–11.4
Nuclear grade:    
   III (vs. I or II) 0.2791 1.39 0.77–2.52
Estrogen receptor:    
   negative (vs. positive) 0.8502 1.06 0.59–1.89
p27 protein expression:    
   decreased (vs. normal) 0.8976 1.04 0.58–1.85
p53 protein expression:    
   positive (vs. negative) 0.3988 1.29 0.71–2.34
MIB-1 counts:    
   10%≤ (vs.<10%) 0.0029 2.29 1.33–3.96
Bcl-2 protein:    
   decreased (vs. normal) 0.4037 1.34 0.68–2.64