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Table 2 Risk factors for overall survival using univariate multivariate analysis in patients with EC underwent RT

From: Role of a multidisciplinary team in administering radiotherapy for esophageal cancer

Variables univariate multivariate
P OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI
Age(y) 0.107      
  < 60 1      
60–75 0.05 0.64 0.41–1.00    
  ≥ 75 0.917 0.97 0.53–1.78    
Sex
Male 1      
Female 0.056 0.51 0.26–1.02    
PS
0–1 1      
2–3 0.001 3.72 2.01–6.89 0.002 2.90 1.49–5.62
Location
Neck-Upper 1      
Middle-Lower 0.646 1.13 0.68–1.88    
Histologic type
SCC 1      
Adeno or others 0.517 0.76 0.33–1.74    
Stage 0.001    0.012   
I-II 1      
III 0.002 2.53 1.42–4.51 0.004 2.37 1.31–4.29
IV 0.001 4.74 2.09–10.75 0.017 3.05 1.22–7.62
Differentiation 0.19      
I-II 1      
III-IV 0.183 1.43 0.85–2.42    
unknown 0.077 1.55 0.95–2.51    
Treatment modality
non-operation 1      
With operation 0.01 0.59 0.39–0.88 0.354 0.81 0.53–1.26
non-MDT 1      
With MDT 0.029 0.615 0.40–0.95 0.019 0.59 0.38–0.92
  1. EC esophageal cancer, RT radiotherapy, SCC squamous cell carcinoma, MDT multidisciplinary team