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27 January 2021: Clinical Research

Percentage of Natural Killer (NK) Cells in Peripheral Blood Is Associated with Prognosis in Patients with Gastric Cancer: A Retrospective Study from a Single Center

Ming-zhi Xie 1BCE* , Ke Ding 2D* , Yan-ping Tang 3BDE* , Bang-li Hu 3CE , Ke-zhi Li 3CDE , Ji-lin Li 3BCD , Xin-qiang Liang 3AEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.927464

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e927464

Table 2 Risk factors for the prognosis in gastric cancer patients, with N0 and M0 as reference groups.

VariablesUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysis
HR (95% CI)P valueHR (95% CI)P value
Age1.02 (1.00–1.04)0.0191.01 (0.99–1.04)0.144
Lymphocyte0.61 (0.42–0.88)0.009
Albumin0.94 (0.91–0.96)1.01 (0.99–1.03)0.466
CEA1.00 (1.00–1.03)1.01 (0.93–1.07)0.405
CA1251.00 (1.00–1.05)1.02 (1.00–1.04)0.180
CA1531.02 (1.01–1.06)0.99 (0.97–1.02)0.901
CA1991.00 (1.00–1.02)
NK0.92 (0.89–0.95)
CRP1.01 (1.07–1.02)1.00 (0.98–1.02)0.863
hsCRP1.16 (1.09–1.24)
NLR1.02 (1.06–1.05)0.013
N stage
 N10.92 (0.56–1.50)0.7401.03 (0.61–1.76)0.889
 N21.69 (1.07–2.66)0.0221.15 (0.67–1.98)0.599
 N31.75 (1.05–2.75)0.0292.63 (1.55–4.46)0.000
M stage
 M14.89 (3.08–7.77)

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