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Table 4 Multiple proportional hazard regression analyses of QOL adjusted for independent demographic and clinical indicators of survival

From: Prognostic value of quality of life score in disease-free survivors of surgically-treated lung cancer

  Variable aHRa 95 % CI
Age (years) <65 1   
  ≥65 1.84 1.19 2.83
Sex Women 1   
Men 2.52 1.29 4.93
Stage stage 0–I 1   
stage II–III 1.70 1.13 2.56
BMI at the time of survey (kg/m2) ≥23 1   
<23 1.75 1.16 2.64
Physical functioning >33.33 1   
  ≤33.33 2.39 1.13 5.07
Dyspnea <66.66 1   
  ≥66.66 1.56 1.01 2.40
PTGI_Personal strength ≥15 1   
  <15 2.36 1.31 4.27
HADS_Anxiety <8 1   
  ≥8 2.13 1.38 3.30
  1. Abbreviations: aHR adjusted hazard ratio, CI confidence interval, BMI body mass index, PTGI posttraumatic growth inventory, HADS hospital anxiety and depression
  2. aFinal model of multiple proportional hazard regression analysis including variables identified as independent predictors that showed statistical significance in each of univariate analyses and adjusted proportional hazard regression analyses including QOL