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Table 3 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals of recurrence risks in differentiated thyroid cancer patients using univariable and multivariable logistic regression

From: Extrathyroidal extension and cervical node infiltration are associated with recurrences and shorter recurrence-free survival in differentiated thyroid cancer: a cohort study

Variable Category Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis
OR (95%CI) P-value OR (95%CI) P-value
Age  ≥ 65 years 2.850 (1.367–5.941) 0.005 2.227 (1.037–4.782) 0.040
 < 65 years Ref   Ref  
Sex Male 1.993 (1.118–3.556) 0.019 1.818 (0.961–3.438) 0.066
Female Ref   Ref  
Ethnicity Javanese 1.901 (0.681–5.291) 0.220 1.845 (0.614–5.556) 0.275
Non-Javanese Ref   Ref  
Tumor size T4 1.932 (0.982–3.800) 0.057 1.937 (0.838–4.479) 0.122
T1T2T3 Ref   Ref  
T3 0.878 (0.479–1.612) 0.676 1.614 (0.642–4.058) 0.308
T1T2 Ref   Ref  
Extrathyroidal extension Yes 2.449 (1.260–4.760) 0.008 2.431 (0.525–11-254) 0.256
No Ref   Ref  
Node status Positive 3.511 (1.860–6.626)  < 0.0001 2.966 (1.470–5.986) 0.002
Negative Ref   Ref  
Histology Papillary 1.984(0.993–3.968) 0.053 2.134 (0.378–12.044) 0.391
Follicular Ref   Ref  
LVI Positive 2.577 (1.380–4.812) 0.003 1.417 (0.706–2.844) 0.340
Negative Ref   Ref  
Multifocal tumor Multifocal 1.602 (1.001–2.495) 0.050 1.211 (0.719–2.041) 0.472
Unifocal Ref   Ref  
Surgery Total thyroidectomy 0.393 (0.219–0.704) 0.002 0.627 (0.323–1.220) 0.169
Lobectomy Ref   Ref  
RAI Yes 1.153 (0.722–1.842) 0.552 1.290 (0.256–2.431) 0.582
No Ref   Ref  
  1. T Tumor size
  2. LVI Lympho-vascular invasion
  3. RAI Radioactive iodin ablation