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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate analyses of risk factors predicting malignant lymph nodes in FPTC patients

From: Single-center study of familial papillary thyroid cancer in China: surgical considerations

  Univariate a    Multivariate b   
OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Group 3.454 1.388, 8.593 0.008 3.005 1.046, 8.630 0.041
Gender 0.996 0.554, 1.788 0.988    
Age 0.457 0.260, 0.803 0.006 0.353 0.190,0.655 0.001
Tumor size 1.271 0.608, 2.659 0.524    
Multifocality 0.885 0.496, 1.581 0.681    
Rapid proliferation 0.340 0.162, 0.713 0.004 0.262 0.119, 0.575 0.001
Local invasion 2.431 1.379, 4.288 0.002 2.833 1.486, 5.399 0.002
  1. Group: familial vs. sporadic, Gender: female vs. male, Age (years): ≥45 vs. <45, (cm): >4 vs. ≤4, Multifocality: yes vs. no, Rapid proliferation: yes vs. no, Local invasion: yes vs. no; OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval. aHazard ratios in univariate models; bHazard ratios in multivariable models.