Table 3

Multivariate analysis of prognostic indicators

FactorDisease-free timeDeath from breast cancer
Hazard ratio (95% CI)aP*Hazard ratio (95% CI)P*
ER negative1.598 (1.417–1.853) 0.0072 1.682 (1.498–1.950) 0.0060
Positive nodes1.661 (1.213–2.276) 0.0016 1.789 (1.280–2.501) 0.0007
CK14 negative1.608 (1.426–1.865) 0.0071 1.570 (1.377–1.846) 0.0140
Cluster 11.980 (0.991–3.957) 0.0530 2.231 (1.097–4.537) 0.0270
  • NOTE. Independent factors that predict for disease-free and overall survival were calculated by the Cox proportional hazards model with simultaneous inclusion of all factors shown. Significant factors (P < 0.05) are highlighted in italics.

  • a CI, confidence interval; ER, estrogen receptor.

  • * Determined by Cox proportional hazards model.