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Table 4 Independent predictors of postoperative mortality

From: Atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer affects long-term survival in a prospective single-center study

Predictor p Value HR 95% CI
In 445 discharged patients    
   UICC cancer stagea < 0.001 2.09 1.60 - 2.74
   Diabetes 0.004 1.64 1.17 - 2.29
   Male gender 0.018 1.51 1.07 - 2.13
   Ageb 0.021 1.02 1.00 - 1.04
In 151 5-year survivors    
   Postoperative AF 0.007 3.75 1.44 - 9.81
   FEV1 < 80% 0.027 2.07 1.09 - 3.93
  1. a Classes I and II vs. classes III and IV (class I and II as a reference group)
  2. b By one-year increment
  3. CI confidence interval, HR hazard ratio, FEV 1 forced expiratory volume in 1 second, UICC Union Internationale Contre le Cancer