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Table 2 AUC of hematological parameters of clinicopathologic characteristics in elderly patients (≥ 55 years) with PTC

From: Predictive values of the selected inflammatory index in elderly patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Prognostic factor AUC 95% CI p
Bilaterality
 Neutrophils 0.673 0.529–0.818 0.023*
 Lymphocyte 0.537 0.401–0.673 0.629
 NLR 0.601 0.466–0.735 0.185
 LMR 0.505 0.372–0.639 0.943
 MPV 0.569 0.402–0.737 0.362
 PDW 0.509 0.357–0.661 0.904
Lymph node metastasis
 Neutrophils 0.649 0.528–0.771 0.020*
 Lymphocyte 0.550 0.424–0.676 0.436
 NLR 0.603 0.479–0.726 0.109
 LMR 0.575 0.450–0.700 0.242
 MPV 0.516 0.390–0.642 0.802
 PDW 0.519 0.393–0.646 0.763
Coexistence with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
 Neutrophils 0.528 0.377–0.680 0.771
 Lymphocyte 0.575 0.411–0.739 0.444
 NLR 0.594 0.460–0.727 0.339
 LMR 0.640 0.462–0.818 0.152
 MPV 0.736 0.584–0.888 0.016*
 PDW 0.721 0.548–0.893 0.024*
Advanced TNM stage
 Neutrophils 0.515 0.358–0.672 0.864
 Lymphocyte 0.691 0.558–0.825 0.029*
 NLR 0.653 0.505–0.801 0.081
 LMR 0.680 0.545–0.815 0.040*
 MPV 0.545 0.352–0.737 0.612
 PDW 0.564 0.366–0.763 0.465
  1. AUC, area under the curve of ROC; NLR, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio; LMR, lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio; MPV, mean platelet volume; PDW, platelet distribution width
  2. The significance level was set at P < 0.05
  3. * Significant difference