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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of the features suggestive of metastatic lymph nodes

From: Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonographic features for lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a single-center retrospective study

  P HR 95% CI
Lower bound Upper bound
Round shape 0.005 1.750 1.186 2.584
Loss of echogenic fatty hilum <0.001 15.652 6.377 38.415
Cystic change <0.001 3.662 2.255 5.946
Calcification <0.001 4.287 2.476 7.421
Abnormal vascularity 0.035 1.552 1.031 2.336