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Table 6 Prognostic significance of infrared (IR) imaging parameters in patients with node-negative breast cancer

From: The association of infrared imaging findings of the breast with prognosis in breast cancer patients: an observational cohort study

  Deceased Survived  
IR signsa n (%) n (%) p
 IR1    0.04
  IR1 = 0 7 52
  IR1 = 1 5 10
 IR2    0.60
  IR2 = 0 5 31
  IR2 = 1 7 31
 IR3    0.26
  IR3 = 0 0 6
  IR3 = 1 12 56
 IR4    0.96
  IR4 = 0 10 52
  IR4 = 1 2 10
 IR5    0.04
  IR5 = 0 0 17
  IR5 = 1 12 45
  1. Total number of patients with node-negative breast cancer = 74
  2. The number of deceased patients = 12
  3. Estimated by chi-square test
  4. aIR imaging signs are defined in Table 1