Table 5

Multivariate survival analysis from BAC patients

Significant variables in log-rank test were computed from the multivariate Cox model analysis.

VariablesHazard ratio (95% CI)aP
Performance status (PS), PS >0 vs. 02.5 (0.7–9.2)0.15
Lung CT-scan extension, bilateral vs. unilateral2.2 (0.8–5.8)0.10
BAL total cell count, high level vs. low level2.9 (0.9–9.2)0.06
BAL neutrophil count, high level vs. low level1.3 (0.5–3.6)0.61
BAL tumor cell, presence vs. absence0.7 (0.2–2.3)0.63
BAL HGF concentration, high level vs. low level2.9 (1.0–8.3)0.04
  • a CI, confidence interval; CT, computed tomography.