Table 4

Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors (Cox’s proportional hazard model)

FactorsβPHazard ratio (95% confidence interval)
Gender (male/female)−0.3270.2710.721 (0.402–1.292)
Age0.0260.0731.028 (0.997–1.059)
Performance status (0/1/2)0.2520.3871.287 (0.727–2.279)
Histology (Nonadenocarcinoma/adenocarcinoma)−0.0410.2100.960 (0.901–1.023)
Pathologic stage (I/II/IIIa)0.673<0.0011.961 (1.517–2.534)
VEGF-expression (weak/strong)0.2990.2221.348 (0.835–2.177)
IMVD (lower/higher)0.4570.1341.450 (0.893–2.455)
GMP (Negative/positive)0.7430.0032.103 (1.282–3.449)