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Table 3 Possible risk factors for pneumothorax

From: Localization of nonpalpable pulmonary nodules using CT-guided needle puncture

Factor OR (95 % CI) p value
Sex 1.280 (0.417–3.935) 0.666
Age (>65 years) 0.908 (0.235–3.505) 0.889
Location 0.861 (0.275–2.680) 0.476
Puncture 1.470 (0.509–4.243) 0.476
Smoking 1.375 (0.257–7.353) 0.710
PD 0.525 (0.227–1.211) 0.131
  1. PD pleural distance