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Table 2 Effect of demographic and clinical parameters on survival outcome in the initial training set (N = 272)

From: Predicting prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma after curative surgery with common clinicopathologic parameters

Variable Name Coefficient* p-value Variable Name Coefficient p-value
Poly (age,2) - 0.58 Tumor recurrence 1.47 5.7e-8
   age -0.04 0.37 Gender, male 0.154 0.59
   age2 0.0004 0.33 Family history -0.082 0.77
Liver function parameters    Smoking   
   AFP [log10] (ng/mL) 0.229 0.002    No -0.464 0.13
   SGPT (U/L -0.003 0.2    Moderate -0.385 0.24
   SGOT (U/L) 0.0022 0.22    Heavy ref ref
   BILIRUBIN (μM) -0.011 0.4 Alcohol drinking   
   ALBUMIN (mg/mL) -0.042 0.02    No 0.750 0.05
Venous infiltration 1.13 8.4e-07    Moderate 0.817 0.05
Non-tumorous liver histology   0.628    Heavy Ref ref
Tumor size 0.0612 0.004 No. of tumor nodule(s) -  
pTNM stage       1 ref ref
   I -16.56 1.0    2 0.822 0.023
   II Ref Ref    3~6 0.989 0.10
   III 1.05 7.0e-05    Multiple >6 0.841 0.0016
   IV 1.30 1.4e-05    
AJCC stage    Child's grade, B -0.141 0.84
   I Ref ref    
   II 0.78 8.9e-03 Edmondson grade - 0.15
   III & IV 1.46 7.0e-08 HBsAg + 0.357 0.31
  1. * The regression coefficient in the Cox proportional hazards model. The hazard rate ratio can be calculated as the exponentiation of the regression coefficient.