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Table 2 Effect of body mass index (BMI) group (reference group underweight/normal weight) on overall survival (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS) in fully adjusted multivariate Cox regressions

From: The influence of obesity on survival in early, high-risk breast cancer: results from the randomized SUCCESS A trial

Outcome parameter Variable Hazard ratio 95 % CI p value
OS BMI group    0.005
Overweight vs. underweight/normal weight 1.00 0.75–1.32 0.979
Slightly obese vs. underweight/normal weight 1.06 0.75–1.49 0.758
Moderately obese vs. underweight/normal weight 1.07 0.62–1.86 0.799
Severely obese vs. underweight/normal weight 2.79 1.63–4.77 <0.001
DFS BMI group    0.001
Overweight vs. underweight/normal weight 1.18 0.95–1.45 0.129
Slightly obese vs. underweight/normal weight 1.06 0.81–1.40 0.664
Moderately obese vs. underweight/normal weight 0.96 0.61–1.51 0.849
Severely obese vs. underweight/normal weight 2.70 1.71–4.28 <0.001
  1. CI confidence interval