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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis for advanced TNM stage

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

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) p
Age ≥ 55 (years) 1.097 (0.984–1.223) 0.094 1.152 (1.001–1.326) 0.049*
Gender, male/female 1.667 (0.418–6.651) 0.469
Largest tumor size (cm) 0.977 (0.665–1.436) 0.906
Bilaterality 0.994 (0.244–4.055) 0.993
Lymph node metastasis 1.647 (0.490–5.540) 0.420
Coexistence with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 1.386 (0.259–7.418) 0.703
LMR ≥ 5.45 7.150 (1.473–34.714) 0.015* 7.306 (1.135–47.043) 0.036*
Lymphocyte ≥ 1.70(G/L) 11.000 (1.355–89.288) 0.025*  
  1. LMR, the lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio
  2. The significance level was set at p < 0.05
  3. * Significant difference