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Table 2 Overall survival and disease-free survival of patients with rectal adenocarcinoma involving different locations along the rectum

From: Rectal cancer level significantly affects rates and patterns of distant metastases among rectal cancer patients post curative-intent surgery without neoadjuvant therapy

Tumor location

Total patient no.

Overall survival

Disease-free survival

  

1 year (%)

3 years (%)

5 years (%)

HR

95.0% CI

P

1 year (%)

3 years (%)

5 years (%)

HR

95.0% CI

P

10.1-15 cm

436

94.46

81.41

73.91

1

  

86.83

75.11

71.87

1

  

5.1-10 cm

331

94.86

78.21

63.46

1.263

1.004-1.589

0.046

84.04

67.31

60.22

1.508

1.177-1.932

0.001

0-5 cm

117

88.87

59.33

47.25

2.092

1.571-2.786

<0.001

66.93

47.39

44.07

2.548

1.876-3.46

<0.001