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Table 2 Univariable predictors of mortality

From: Detected troponin elevation is associated with high early mortality after lung resection for cancer

Variable Coefficient (α) SE P value
Troponin elevation -0.016 0.015 < 0.001
Age, per yr -0.016 0.015 0.300
Male sex -0.200 0.298 0.503
T category    
T1 1.000   
T2 -0.475 0.393 0.227
T3 -1.080 0.566 0.056
T4 -1.141 0.684 0.095
Tx 1.119 0.721 0.120
N category    
N0 1.000   
N1 -0.128 0.304 0.675
N2 -0.313 0.486 0.519
Nx 1.555 0.671 0.020
Operation    
Pneumonectomy 1.000   
Lobectomy 0.493 0.306 0.107
Other resection 0.948 0.563 0.093
Cell type    
Squamous 1.000   
Adenocarcinoma -0.057 0.303 0.850
Large cell -1.038 0.797 0.193
Mixed -0.228 0.589 0.699
Other 1.109 0.584 0.058
  1. *Exponentiation of the negative of the coefficient, exp(-α) will give the acceleration factor