Table 3.

Analysis of factors associated with changes in mortality of females with NSCLC

FactorUnivariate analysis (N = 124)
Multivariate analysis (N = 107)
Hazard ratio (95% confidence limits)PHazard ratio (95% confidence limits)P
PTHrP negative11
PTHrP positive0.51 (0.34-0.77)0.0020.62 (0.4-0.99)0.047
Stage I11
Stage II2.64 (0.94-7.36)0.0163.94 (1.33-11.73)0.012
Stage III3.06 (1.73-5.43)<0.0014.50 (2.43-8.34)<0.001
Stage IV6.06 (3.00-12.23)<0.00114.26 (6.47-31.44)<0.001
Adenocarcinoma11
Large cell2.00 (1.01-3.98)0.0493.72 (1.40-9.86)<0.001
Squamous1.74 (1.14-2.66)0.0102.00 (1.21-3.29)<0.001
Age1.04 (1.02-1.06)<0.0011.07 (1.04-1.10)<0.001
  • NOTE: Ps are calculated from the likelihood ratio test. Age hazard is expressed per year.