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Table 6 Multivariate 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
Tumor type    
 Type E (AD) (n = 6) 1.0   
 Type E (SQ) (n = 12) 0.224 0.062 – 0.911 0.038*
 Type Ge (n = 27) 0.162 0.048 – 0.643 0.012*
 Type G (n = 47) 0.219 0.069 – 0.839 0.029*
Lymphatic invasion    
 L0 (n = 32) 1.0   
 L1 (n = 60) 4.575 0.940 – 25.80 0.060
Venous invasion    
 V0 (n = 32) 1.0   
 V1–2 (n = 60) 0.966 0.196 – 5.170 0.967
Depth of tumor invasion    
 pT1–2 (n = 44) 1.0   
 pT3–4 (n = 48) 2.937 1.168 – 8.698 0.021*
Lymph node metastasis    
 pN0 (n = 47) 1.0   
 pN1–3 (n = 45) 1.460 0.463 – 5.607 0.537
Distant metastasis    
 M0 (n = 72) 1.0   
 M1 (n = 20) 1.097 0.428 – 2.794 0.846
  1. * P < 0.05.