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Table 2 Effect of covariates on locoregional control and index cancer-specific hazard (N = 197 patients with 207 tumors): an univariate analysis

From: Impact of delays in radiotherapy of head and neck cancer on outcome

Parameter HR 95% CI P-value
Locoregional control
 TNM (III vs. I-II) 0.855 0.378–1.934 0.706
 TNM (IV vs. I-II) 2.265 1.276–4.021 0.005
 Age 0.969 0.944–0.994 0.015
 TTI 1.013 0.997–1.028 0.104
 Gender 0.476 0.191–1.183 0.110
Therap (CCT vs. RT) 1.370 0.857–2.189 0.188
Cause specific hazard
 TNM (III vs. I-II) 0.855 0.378–1.934 0.026
 TNM (IV vs. I-II) 2.265 1.276–4.021 < 0.001
 Age 0.979 0.961–0.997 0.024
 TTI 1.003 0.991–1.014 0.631
 Gender 0.827 0.483–1.416 0.489
 Therapy (CCT vs. RT) 1.234 0.877–1.736 0.228
  1. CI Confidence interval; TTI Time to treatment intervention;
  2. CCT Concurrent chemoradiotherapy; RT Radiotherapy