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Table 5 Multivariate analysis to determine molecular markers associated with prognosis (OS) of patients

From: IL-6 expression predicts treatment response and outcome in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

Variables Odd ratios 95% confidence interval p
IL-6 staining 5.319 2.906-9.734 <0.001*
p-STAT3 staining 0.926 0.529-1.593 0.761
Tumor resection 0.454 0.270-0.762 0.003*
Clinical stage 0.908 0.531-1.551 0.723
Treatment response 2.601 1.583-4.276 <0.001*
Recurrence and/or distant metastasis 4.172 1.700-10.240 0.002*