Table 2.

Cox regression analysis of various potential prognostic factors in patients with NSCLCs

VariablesHRUnfavorable/favorablePa95% CI
GST-M2 and CCN2
0.246H & H/L & L0.020.07–0.83
1.158H & L/L & L0.770.44–3.08
0.746L & H/L & L0.660.20–2.76
Gender3.667Male/female0.021.20–11.23
Stage3.148II, III/I0.011.31–7.56
Cell differentiation2.415Poor/well and moderate0.051.02–5.72
  • aStatistical significance (P < 0.05). Protective genes were defined as those associated with an HR for death of less than 1.