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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of disease-free survival in gastric carcinoma

From: Detection of carcinoembryonic antigen messenger RNA in blood using quantitative real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction to predict recurrence of gastric adenocarcinoma

Factors Characteristics Hazard ratio 95%CI P value
Unfavorable Favorable
Age ≥59 <59 1.018 0.986-1.050 0.273
Histological grade Poorly Well/moderately 0.412 0.171-0.990 0.047
pT 2/3/4 Tis/1 1.673 0.100-8.690 0.947
pN (+) (-) 2.030 0.264-15.611 0.497
Stage 3/4 ½ 1.437 0.124-16.613 0.771
CEA mRNA (+) (-) 2.243 1.138-4.424 0.020
Serum CEA (+) (-) 1.130 0.582-2.194 0.717
  1. CI, confidence interval; pT, depth of tumor invasion