Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Impact of the Number of Dissected Lymph Nodes on Survival for Gastric Cancer after Distal Subtotal Gastrectomy

Table 3

Multiple stepwise regression analysis with the Cox proportional hazards model.

Characteristics βSEWaldPRR95% CI

Tumor diameter−0.0420.1330.1210.6890.9400.754–1.317
Pathology−0.0120.1540.0060.9330.9870.725–1.315
Depth of invasion22.7380.000
 pT2 versus pT10.6840.2588.7540.0092.0151.126–3.570
 pT3 versus pT10.9530.25015.5470.0002.9431.681–4.524
 pT4a versus pT11.2530.24421.6360.0003.0431.981–5.158
pN category t119.5020.000
 pN1 versus pN00.5130.15612.2440.0002.0221.401–2.873
 pN2 versus pN01.3640.18648.5980.0004.3023.423–5.966
 pN3 versus pN02.1960.23789.7460.00010.3796.587–18.846
Number of resected LNs−0.4250.041106.9960.0000.6250.588–0.736

β: Coefficient of regression.

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