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Table 2 Prognostic factors for 5-year disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival in univariate Cox regression analysis

From: Triple negative breast carcinoma is a prognostic factor in Taiwanese women

Features DFS Overall Survival
  HR 95% CI p-Value HR 95% CI p-Value
Age 1.00 0.99–1.01 0.9859 1.03 1.01–1.04 0.0018
Menopausal status       
   (Postmenopausal vs. Premenopausal) 1.04 0.76–1.42 0.8132 1.51 0.98–2.33 0.0623
Tumor size, cm 1.22 1.16–1.29 <0.0001 1.20 1.11–1.31 <0.0001
Lymph node       
   (Positive vs. Negative) 3.08 2.14–4.42 <0.0001 2.83 1.71–4.68 <0.0001
Metastasis       
   (Yes vs. No) 4.25 2.22–8.11 <0.0001 9.40 4.78–18.49 <0.0001
Grade       
   (III vs. I ~II) 1.71 1.23–2.38 0.0014 2.03 1.31–3.16 0.0017
Stage       
   (≥ II vs. < II) 3.03 1.87–4.94 <0.0001 2.53 1.33–4.84 0.0048
ER status       
   (Negative vs. Positive) 2.26 1.64–3.12 <0.0001 3.08 1.98–4.79 <0.0001
PgR status       
   (Negative vs. Positive) 1.95 1.40–2.70 <0.0001 2.35 1.50–3.68 0.0002
HER2 overexpression status       
   (Negative vs. Positive) 1.97 1.41–2.75 <0.0001 1.56 0.99–2.46 0.058
Tumor subgroups       
   (TNBC vs. non-TNBC) 1.43 0.99–2.06 0.0570 1.99 1.26–3.13 0.0031