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Table 4 Multivariate analyses of DFS (Backward Stepwise, Likelihood Ratio)

From: Co-expression of parathyroid hormone related protein and TGF-beta in breast cancer predicts poor survival outcome

Variable HR 95 % CI P value
Tumor size 0.954 0.636 to 1.432 0.821
 (≤2 cm vs >2 cm)
Skin involvement    
 (No vs Yes) 1.211 0.752 to 1.950 0.431
LN metastasis 2.054 1.398 to 3.019 0.001
 (No vs Yes)
Histologic grade 1.553 1.050 to 2.298 0.028
 (≤II vs > II)
ER 0.747 0.496 to 1.125 0.163
 (negative vs positive)
TGF-β    
 (positive vs negative) 0.469 0.301 to 0.729 0.001
PTHRP 1.022 0.684 to 1.527 0.916
 (positive vs negative)