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Table 2 Unvariate analysis of factors influencing OS, CSS and DFS

From: Outcome and toxicity of radical radiotherapy or concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for elderly cervical cancer women

Factors No. 3-year OS (%) p 3-year CSS (%) p 3-year DFS (%) p
Age (years old)        
 70–74 44 64.0 0.7516 65.8 0.8542 66.1 0.9648
 ≥75 29 65.8   70.0   67.5  
Histology        
Squamous cell carcinoma 68 65.9 0.3010 68.9 0.2478 67.3 0.3806
Other histology 5 50.0   50.0   60.0  
Stage        
 I 9 88.9 0.0004 88.9 0.0074 88.9 <0.0001
 II 44 72.6   72.6   74.8  
 III 15 55.1   60.1   53.3  
 IV A 5 20.0   0   0  
Lymph nodes metastasis
 Yes 11 27.3 <0.0001 0 <0.0001 18.2 <0.0001
 No 62 75.1   78.7   75.5  
External beam irradiation technique
 3D–CRT 21 57.1 0.4969 61.2 0.5433 57.1 0.2360
 IMRT 52 70.5   72.2   71.6  
Concurrent chemotherapy
 Yes 24 83.1 0.0038 87.1 0.0061 83.3 0.0091
 No 49 54.3   56.8   57.6  
  1. Abbreviations: OS Overall survival, CSS Cause-specific survival, DFS Disease-free survival, LNM Lymph nodes metastasis, 3D–CRT 3-Dimensional conformal radiation therapy, IMRT Intensity modulated radiation therapy