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Table 3 Hazard risk for all cause mortality in elder patients by excluding patients dying within 1 years or patients with chronic disease or patients treated with immunotherapy

From: PG-SGA SF in nutrition assessment and survival prediction for elderly patients with cancer

  HR (95%CI)   HR (95%CI)a p value
Excluding patients dying within 1 years
 PG-SGA SF(as continuous) 1.06(1.05,1.08) < 0.001 1.02 (1.01,1.04) 0.008
 PG-SGA SF
   ≤ 5 ref   ref  
   > 5 1.61(1.39,1.87) < 0.001 1.32 (1.13,1.55) 0.001
Excluding patients with chronic disease
 PG-SGA-SF(as continuous) 1.12(1.07,1.18) < 0.001 1.09 (1.02,1.17) 0.008
 PG-SGA-SF
   ≤ 5 ref   ref  
   > 5 2.67(1.62,4.39) < 0.001 1.91 (1.02,3.58) 0.044
Patients treated with immunotherapy.
 PG-SGA-SF(as continuous) 1.13(1.07,1.2) < 0.001 1.10(1.02,1.17) 0.008
 PG-SGA-SF
   ≤ 5 ref    
   > 5 2.63(1.56,4.44) < 0.001 2.56(1.33,4.95) 0.005
  1. Abbreviations: HR hazard ratio, PG-SGA-SF Scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment Short form
  2. a Adjusted by: gender, age, smoking, alcohol, tumors type, TNM stage, surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, KPS, A/B, NLR, HGS