Variables Hazard ratio (95% CI) P value
CRC stage (I + II + III vs. IV) 6.719 (2.988-15.107) <0.001
Lower level of lipocalin 2 [< 116.7 (ng/ml)] 5.251 (2.233-12.346) <0.001
CEA (x10 ng/ml)*† 1.006 (1.001-1.012) 0.029
*Value was used as continuity.
†Indicated increased each 1.001 Hazard ratio when CEA increased 10 ng/ml
CI: Confidence Interval; CEA: Carcinoembryonic Antigen; CRC: Colorectal
Cancer.
Table 5: Univariable Cox Regression Analysis of Predictors for CRC-Caused Death or CRC Distal Metastasis During Long-term Follow-up.