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Table 3 Hazard ratio and corresponding scores of each significant factors in the scoring system

From: Prediction of survival prognosis after surgery in patients with symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression from non-small cell lung cancer

Factors Patients (n) HR Scoring points
ECOG performance status
 1–2 43 1 1
 2–4 21 2.78 3
Number of involved vertebrae
 1–2 36 1 1
 ≥ 3 28 2.46 2
Visceral metastases
 No 33 1 1
 Yes 31 2.29 2
Time developing motor deficits
 < 14 days 30 3.44 3
 ≥ 14 days 34 1 1
  1. HR indicates hazard ratio, ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group