Table 4

Independent variables associated with microvessel density reduction according to a multivariate regression analysisa

VariablesBbSE-BP
Lymph node−0.602.460.81
ER−0.552.240.81
Tumor size1.132.400.64
p53−1.422.390.55
Menopause−1.892.210.39
PgR2.432.260.28
Histology grade2.402.320.30
Ki67−2.361.780.19
bcl-2−4.142.530.10
c-erbB2−4.392.540.08
Treatmentc−3.682.100.08
  • a Backward stepwise regression analysis.

  • b B, estimated regression coefficient; SE-B, SE of B; P, the significant level of the Wald statistics.

  • c CMF ± Tamoxifen vs. epirubicin.