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Table 4 Correlation between CEA levels and disease progression

From: Elevated serum CEA levels are associated with the explosive progression of lung adenocarcinoma harboring EGFR mutations

  B SE Wald df Sig. Exp(B) 95.0% CI for Exp(B)
Lower Upper
Step 1 CEA 2.007 .434 21.377 1 .000 7.443 3.178 17.428
Step 2 Age .701 .355 3.908 1 .048 2.017 1.006 4.043
CEA 2.041 .444 21.147 1 .000 7.695 3.225 18.361
Step 3 Stage .855 .428 3.997 1 .046 2.351 1.017 5.435
Age .814 .361 5.084 1 .024 2.257 1.112 4.580
CEA 1.752 .456 14.754 1 .000 5.769 2.359 14.108
  1. According to the Cox regression analysis, CEA levels 16.2 times higher than normal at any point during the 2 months prior to the determination of progress represented an early response to disease progression