Table 2.

Univariate and multivariate analysis for overall survival of patients with MPM

Tumor samples (n = 64)
UnivariateMultivariatea
HR (95% CI)PHR (95% CI)P
Gender
 Female vs. male1.51 (0.88–2.59)0.18
Age
 < vs. > median1.83 (1.10–3.02)0.012.01 (1.17–3.44)0.01
Histology
 Epithelioid vs. nonepithelioid2.65 (1.22–5.77)<0.012.20 (1.21–3.99)0.01
Asbestos exposure
 Exposed vs. nonexposed1.14 (0.63–2.09)0.64
IMIG stage
 I/II vs. III/IV1.60 (0.89–2.85)0.14
Molecular subgroup
 C1 vs. C22.10 (1.21–3.64)<0.012.54 (1.45–4.44)<0.01

Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval.

  • aMultivariate analysis was performed on parameters with univariate P < 0.1.