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Table 3 Survival analysis of variables predicting prognostic factors for disease-specific survival in elderly patients with gastric cancer after gastrectomy

From: Mortality calculator as a possible prognostic predictor of overall survival after gastrectomy in elderly patients with gastric cancer

  Univariate Multivariate
Variable HR 95%CI p value HR 95%CI p value
Sex (male) 0.831 0.279–2.473 0.739    
ECOG PS ( 2) 3.73 1.203–11.57 0.023 7.978 1.633–38.97 0.01
Glasgow prognostic score ( 1) 2.428 0.815–7.24 0.111    
Prognostic nutritional index 0.927 0.850–1.012 0.089    
NRC-mortality 1.272 1.039–1.558 0.020 1.038 0.794–1.357 0.785
pStage ( II) 5.464 1.679–17.78 0.005 9.375 2.202–39.92 0.002
Surgical procedure (total gastrectomy) 1.865 0.623–5.583 0.265    
Lymphadenectomy (< D2) 0.623 0.209–1.854 0.395    
Operative time 1 0.991–1.003 0.324    
Blood loss 1 0.998–1.001 0.696    
Postoperative complicationsa (yes) 2.744 0.921–8.178 0.070    
Adjuvant chemotherapy (yes) 0.386 0.337–19.94 0.360    
  1. ECOG PS Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status, NRC-mortality The operative mortality calculated by the National Clinical Database Risk Calculator, HR hazard ratio
  2. a Clavien-Dindo grade 2 or more