Table 4

Cox regression analysis

Overall survival

Disease-free survival


Prognostic factor

Level

Hazard ratio (95% CI)

p value

Hazard ratio (95% CI)

p value


Basal

CK14-positive

0.78 (0.56–1.08)

0.14

0.72 (0.52–0.99)

0.05

Age group in years

<35

1.0

0.0005

1.0

0.005

35–49

0.86 (0.54–1.37)

0.96 (0.60–1.52)

50–64

0.77 (0.49–1.22)

0.80 (0.51–1.26)

65+

1.50 (0.91–2.46)

1.43 (0.87–2.36)

Tumour size

p1

1.0

0.052

1.0

0.042

p2

1.45 (0.84–2.48)

1.40 (0.83–2.36)

p3

1.87 (1.06–3.31)

1.92 (1.10–3.33)

Lymph node metastasis

Positive

1.83 (1.42–2.35)

<0.0001

1.81 (1.42–2.32)

<0.0001


Tumour sizes: p1, <2 cm; p2, 2–5 cm; p3, >5 cm. CI, confidence interval; CK14, cytokeratin 14.

Fulford et al. Breast Cancer Research 2007 9:R4   doi:10.1186/bcr1636

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