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Table 3 multivariate analysis

From: Expression of activated signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 as a predictive and prognostic marker in advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

For PFS P value Hazard ratio 95 % CI
Age 0.947 1.014 0.674–1.524
Chemotherapy cycles 0.531 1.063 0.879–1.285
Primary site 0.001 1.839 1.296–2.610
Degree of differentiation 0.809 1.031 0.808–1.315
Local/distant metastasis 0.478 1.238 0.687–2.229
p-STAT3 expression levels 0.009 0.554 0.356–0.862
For OS P value Hazard ratio 95 % CI
Age 0.810 0.899 0.598–1.352
Chemotherapy cycles 0.899 1.012 0.844–1.212
Primary site 0.050 1.431 0.999–2.049
Degree of differentiation 0.041 0.761 0.586–0.990
Local/distant metastasis 0.302 1.380 0.748–2.543
p-STAT3 expression levels 0.161 0.732 0.473–1.132