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Table 1 Univariate and multivariate Cox regression analysis for progression free survival

From: Tumor-specific usage of alternative transcription start sites in colorectal cancer identified by genome-wide exon array analysis

   Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Factor Patients (n = 248) HR 95% CI p-val HR 95% CI p-val
TCF12 expression        
   Neg/weak 200 1 Reference   1 Reference  
   Strong 48 2.03 1.03-4.01 0.04 2.24 1.17-4.73 0.02
Sex        
   Female 120 1 Reference     
   Male 128 1.82 0.95-3.51 0.07    
Age at surgery        
   < = 71 128 1 Reference     
   >71 120 1.26 0.67-2.38 0.46    
Tumour location        
   Colon 158 1 Reference     
   Rectum 90 1.11 0.57-2.08 0.80    
T-stage        
   pT3 226 1 Reference     
   pT4 22 0.81 0.27-2.80 0.74    
Tumor sizea        
   <50 mm 135 1 Reference     
   >50 mm 112 0.70 0.35-1.30 0.24    
Histological typea        
   Adenocarcinoma 217 1 Reference     
   Mucinous 27 1.18 0.46-4.88 0.50    
Number of nodesa        
   < = 10 119 1 Reference   1 Reference  
   >10 119 2.01 1.00-4.04 0.05 2.10 1.00-4.03 0.05
  1. HR = hazard ratio; 95% CI = 95% confidence interval.
  2. aPatients with missing values were excluded from the analysis.