Table 5.

Multivariate Cox regression analysis of the effect of various factors on DSS— the Heidelberg/Kiel cohort (n = 102)

Prognostic factorχ2Risk ratioP
Multimarker index5.931.340.01
Tumor thickness4.772.170.03
Age3.000.690.08
Site2.690.410.10
Ulceration2.462.190.12
Sex1.201.850.27
Clark level0.100.860.76