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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of independent prognostic factors in patients (n = 101)

From: Pattern of recurrence and prognostic factors in patients with pT1-3 N0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after surgery: analysis of a single center experience

  OR 95%CI P-value
Tumor location    0.007*
 UT 4.767 1.523–14.916  
 MT/LT + EGJ 1   
Lymphovascular invasion    0.037*
 Present 3.534 1.077–11,596  
 Absent 1   
CEA (μg/ml)a    0.007*
  ≥ 5 5.466 1.590–18.787  
  < 5 1   
Degree of tumor differentiation    0.132
 Poor 2.289 0.780–6.717  
 Well/moderate 1   
  1. CI confidence interval, CEA serum carcinoembryonic antigen level, EGJ gastroesophageal junction, LT lower thoracic, MT middle thoracic, OR odds ratio, UT upper thoracic
  2. athe upper limit of the clinical reference value was used as the cutoff value
  3. *: P-value < 0.05