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Table 7 Multivariate analysis of five-year survival

From: Transhiatal and transthoracic resection in adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: Does the operative approach have an influence on the long-term prognosis?

   95%-confidence interval   
variable odds ratio lower limit upper limit p-value
surgical approach     
TT vs. TH 0.716 0.143 3.594 0.685
UICC     0.020
-IIa vs. I 5.483 0.796 37.788 0.084
-IIb vs. I 8.575 0.850 86.488 0.068
-III vs. I 12.133 1.626 90.526 0.015
-IV vs. I 28.124 2.773 285.211 0.005
  1. Odds ratios are to be interpreted as odds for death so that they are interpretable in the same way as the hazard ratios in Table 5.