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Table 5 Univariate Cox proportional hazards analysis of overall survival

From: Clinicopathological characteristics and optimal management for esophagogastric junctional cancer; a single center retrospective cohort study

Variable Hazard ratio 95% confidence interval P-value
Sex    
 Male (n = 72) 1.0   
 Female (n = 20) 1.391 0.611 – 2.898 0.412
Age (years)    
 ≤ 65 (n = 38) 1.0   
 > 65 (n = 54) 1.141 0.573 – 2.351 0.711
Main histological type    
 Squamous-cell carcinoma (n = 13) 1.0   
 Adenocarcinoma (n = 79) 0.707 0.323 – 1.769 0.432
Lymphatic invasion    
 L0 (n = 32) 1.0   
 L1 (n = 60) 7.221 2.558 – 30.22 < 0.001**
Venous invasion    
 V0 (n = 32) 1.0   
 V1–2 (n = 60) 4.772 1.872 – 16.12 < 0.001**
Depth of tumor invasion    
 pT1–2 (n = 44) 1.0   
 pT3–4 (n = 48) 4.521 1.993 – 12.14 < 0.001**
Lymph node metastasis    
 pN0 (n = 47) 1.0   
 pN1–3 (n = 45) 4.597 2.096 – 11.54 < 0.001**
Distant metastasis    
 M0 (n = 72) 1.0   
 M1 (n = 20) 2.257 1.094 – 4.496 0.028*
  1. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01.
  2. LN Lymph node.