Table 4: Comparison of AUC areas for the prognostic factors in ESCC.

AUC95% CIP-value

CPR0.7280.678-0.774Reference
CAR0.7020.651-0.7500.0015
CRP0.7020.651-0.7500.0008
ALB0.5730.519-0.6250.0001
PALB0.6860.635-0.7350.2161

ESCC: esophageal squamous cell carcinoma; CRP: C-reactive protein; PALB: prealbumin; ALB: albumin; CPR: C-reactive protein to prealbumin ratio; CAR: C-reactive protein to albumin ratio; AUC: area under the curve.