Table 3

Disease-free survival rates according to MMP-2 percentage of expression

UnivariateMultivariatea
HRb95% CIPHR95% CIP
Cancer cells
 0%1.0001.000
 <10%1.1450.60, 2.190.68041.1070.57, 2.150.7650
 10–50%1.8020.83, 3.920.13671.9900.92, 4.320.0821
 >50%3.7961.61, 8.970.00244.2671.77, 10.270.0012
 Trend test1.3941.08, 1.790.00981.5391.16, 2.050.0030
Stroma
 0%1.000
 <10%1.0400.55, 1.960.9039
 10–50%1.1370.56, 2.320.7263
 >50%1.5530.68, 3.550.2973
  • a Adjusted for pathological stage (T and N), initial serum PSA level, and GS at surgery.

  • b HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval.