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Table 4 Multivariate Cox regression analysis for overall survival and disease-free survival.

From: The reversal of recurrence hazard rate between ER positive and negative breast cancer patients with axillary lymph node dissection (pathological stage I-III) 3 years after surgery

Factors Overall survival
  Hazard ratio 95% CI a p-value
pTNM    
   Stage I 1.00 -  
   Stage II 2.05 1.07–3.94 0.03
   Stage III 8.09 4.24–15.43 <0.001
ER status    
   Negative 1.00 -  
   Positive 0.57 0.40–0.82 0.002
Factors Disease-free survival
  Hazard ratio 95% CI a p-value
pTNM    
   Stage I 1.00 -  
   Stage II 1.87 1.12–3.11 0.017
   Stage III 3.72 1.59–8.70 0.002
pN    
   pN0 1.00   
   pN1 1.49 1.01–2.20 0.044
   pN2 2.47 1.14–5.34 0.022
   pN3 1.91 0.83–4.39 0.129
  1. a CI: Confidence interval