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Table 4 Results of Cox regression multiple analysis

From: STAT3 expression correlates with prognosis of thymic epithelial tumors

  B SE Wald P HR 95% CI for HR
Age −0.013 0.028 0.226 0.634 0.987 0.934~1.043
Gender 0.159 0.764 0.043 0.835 1.172 0.262~5.241
Mass size 0.014 0.281 0.003 0.960 1.014 0.585~1.760
STAT3 expression 2.233 1.110 4.043 0.044 9.325 1.058~82.207
Complete excision 1.884 0.773 5.936 0.015 6.578 1.445~29.939
WHO type 0.806 0.561 2.068 0.150 2.239 0.746~6.717
Masaoka stage 1.373 0.573 5.754 0.016 3.949 1.286~12.128
  1. B: Regression coefficient; SE: Standard error; Wald: Wald value; P: P value;HR: Hazard ratio; CI: Confidence interval.
  2. Cox regression multiple analysis found the independent prognostic indicators including Masaoka staging (HR = 3.949, P = 0.016), complete excision (HR = 6.578, P = 0.015) and STAT3 protein expression (HR = 9.325, P = 0.044) for TET patients.