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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of survival

From: Prognostic value of adipose tissue and muscle mass in advanced colorectal cancer: a post hoc analysis of two non-randomized phase II trials

   Hazard ratio (95% CI) P-value
BMI obese 0.60 (0.38 to 0.95) 0.03
Years diagnosis till inclusion Per one-year 0.89 (0.84 to 0.95) < 0.001
Skeletal muscle index Low, < 47.5 1.49 (1.04 to 2.15) 0.03
Muscle density Low, < 22.5 1.80 (1.24 to 2.61) 0.002
Visceral fat density High, ≥90 1.87 (1.38 to 2.54) < 0.001
  1. Obese: BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2; skeletal muscle index expressed in cm2/m2; muscle and visceral fat density expressed in HU