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Table 4 Association among different clinicopathological characteristics in patients < 55 years

From: Coexisting CLT in PTC is an independent predictor of tumor aggressiveness for patients aged under 55: a retrospective analysis of 635 patients

Characteristics Univariate OR P value Multivariate OR P value
Greater Size of lesion
Female 0.7 0.08 0.6 0.04
Age 0.9 0.006 0.9 0.02
CLT 1.6 0.02 1.7 0.02
Gross ETE 3.5  < 0.001 3.3  < 0.001
Gross ETE
Female 0.9 0.58 0.9 0.68
Age 1 0.16 1 0.48
CLT 1.5 0.04 1.4 0.06
Greater Size of lesion 3.5  < 0.001 3.3  < 0.001
CLNM
Female 0.6 0.009 0.7 0.09
Age 0.9  < 0.001 0.9  < 0.001
CLT 0.7 0.12 0.7 0.06
Greater Size of lesion 2.2  < 0.001 1.8 0.002
Gross ETE 2.8  < 0.001 2.4  < 0.001
LLNM
Female 1.2 0.6 1.6 0.19
Age 0.9 0.22 1 0.59
CLT 0.9 0.67 0.6 0.12
Greater Size of lesion 5.3  < 0.001 4.5  < 0.001
Gross ETE 4.0  < 0.001 3.1  < 0.001
  1. ETE extrathyroidal extension, CLNM central lymph node metastasis, LLNM lateral lymph node metastasis, OR odds ratio