Table 2.

Multivariate analyses of the prognostic markers

VariableRR (95% CI)P
SPINK1*2.3 (1.1-4.6)0.038
PSA (>20 vs ≤20 ng/mL)2.5 (1.4-4.3)0.000
Gleason score (>7 vs 7 vs <7)2.3 (1.4-3.0)0.000
T stage (3+4 vs 1+2)Nonsignificance
Ki-67 staining (>10% vs >5%-10% vs ≤5%)Nonsignificance

Abbreviations: RR, relative risk; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

  • *SPINK1 expression classified as positive when the intensity was 3 and the surface area stained was >10%.