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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analyses of prognostic factors in patients with pancreatic cancer

From: Expression and clinical significance of HSPA2 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Variables Univariable P -value (log-rank test) Multivariable
HR (95% CI) P -value
Age at diagnosis (years)    
<60 vs. ≥60 0.584   
Gender    
Male vs. Female 0.763   
Tumor size (cm)    
<2 vs. ≥2 0.082   
Histological grades    
Well/Moderate vs. Poor 0.067   
TNM stagea    
IA-IB vs. IIA-IIB 0.013 1.23 (1.14-1.52) 0.026
Lymph node metastasis    
No vs. Yes 0.040 1.14 (0.97-1.41) 0.054
Vascular invasion    
No vs. Yes 0.017 1.27 (1.04-1.49) 0.042
CA19-9 (U/ml)    
<27 vs. ≥27 0.082   
Bilirubin (μmol/l)    
<17.1 vs. ≥17.1 0.185   
HSPA2 mRNA expression    
Low vs. High 0.007 1.58 (1.11-1.89) 0.011
  1. aTNM staging was classified according to the 7th edition of the AJCC cancer staging manual.
  2. HSPA2, Heat shock-related 70 kDa protein 2.