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Table 3 Univariate analysis for cancer death and recurrence

From: Prognostic factors for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the parotid

Variables Cancer death Recurrence
Hazard ratio 95% CI p Hazard ratio 95% CI p
Sex - * - - - - -
Age .94 per year of age .89-.99 .009 .96 per year of age .93-1.01 .064
Degree of differentiation (well, moderate, poor) - - - - - -
Type of parotidectomy
(superficial v. total)
- - - - - -
Facial nerve preservation (yes v. no) - - - - - -
Neck dissection (yes v. no) - - - - - -
P - Stage (1, 2, 3) 2.59 per unit increase .93-8.33 .067 1.97 .93-4.38 .075
N - Stage (0, 1, 2) 1.85 per unit increase .95-3.58 .069 1.92 1.17-3.11 .011
Tumor dimension (cm) 1.37 .99-1.91 .055 1.24 .98-1.58 .072
Neck node status (yes v. no) 2.70 .75-9.73 .124 3.20 1.24-8.24 .017
Neck node status (5 point scale) 1.46 per unit increase 1.02-2.05 .039 1.49 per unit increase 1.13-1.92 .006
Intraparotid LN status (yes v. no) - - - - - -
Intraparotid LN status (5 point scale) - - - - - -
Extraparotid extension (yes v. no) - - - - - -
Perineural invasion (yes v. no) 5.76 1.08-106.3 .039 3.26 1.07-14.1 .036
Lymphovascular invasion (yes v. no) - - - - - -
Superficial margin status (negative, narrow, positive) - - - - - -
Deep margin status (negative, narrow, positive) - - - - - -
Combined margin status (negative, narrow, positive) - - - 1.82 .95-4.07 .073
Radiation therapy (yes v. no) - - - - - -
  1. * Hyphens (−) were inserted in the table when p>.1.