Table 2 Choices of variable weight to signify the relative importance and contribution of each variable in entire multi-variable classifier.

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Weight name Description Equation
A Constant weight (1)
B Inverse of P (2)
C Negative logarithm of P (3)
D Hazard ratio (4)
E Negative logarithm of P X HR (5)
F Negative logarithm of P + HR (6)
  1. Abbreviations: Pi and HRi denotes the Wald’s test p-value and the hazard ratio respectively for the i = 1, 2, 3, …, nth variable.