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Table 2 Other groups with positive lymph node metastasis

From: Risk factors of lymph node metastasis in the splenic hilum of gastric cancer patients: a meta-analysis

Regional LN stations (+) Studies Effect model Pooled OR 95% CI I2 p value
No. 1 3 Fixed 1.76 1.19–2.60 0% < 0.01
No. 2 4 Random 2.38 1.06–5.32 80% 0.04
No. 3 4 Random 3.65 1.74–7.67 58% < 0.01
No. 4sa 2 Fixed 17.71 10.35–30.30 0% < 0.01
No. 4sb 3 Fixed 6.91 4.50–10.62 0% < 0.01
No. 4d 2 Fixed 4.54 2.32–8.87 0% < 0.01
No. 5 3 Fixed 1.77 0.90–3.46 0% 0.14
No. 6 3 Fixed 1.74 1.03–2.94 31% 0.04
No. 7 4 Random 3.05 1.62–5.73 64% < 0.01
No. 8a 2 Fixed 1.61 0.92–2.81 0% 0.10
No. 9 4 Random 2.83 1.22–6.56 76% 0.02
No. 11 4 Fixed 3.92 2.81–5.49 47% < 0.01
No. 16 2 Fixed 4.34 1.08–17.39 44% 0.04