Table 3.

Multivariate Cox proportional hazard model for DFS and OS. HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval.

DFSOS
HR95% CIp-valueHR95% CIp-value
IL-38 expression2.7261.919–4.161<0.001*2.6591.711–4 223<0.001*
T stage1.7511.129–2.5410.005*3.9711.854–9.173<0.001*
N stage3.6582.049–6.701<0.001*3.3311.813–6.203<0.001*
M stage4.4421.299–14.5510.015*8.0412.403–26.815<0.001*
  • *p < 0.05 indicates a significant association among the variables.