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Table 3 Statistical analysis of the effect of various frontal recess cells on the development of frontal sinusitis

From: Frontal recess anatomy in Japanese subjects and its effect on the development of frontal sinusitis: computed tomography analysis

Variable CRS (+) 100 sides, no. (%) CRS (−) 200 sides, no. (%) Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
FS (+) FS (−)   OR 95 % CI P value OR 95 % CI P value
FBC 9 (13) 3 (10) 9 (4.5) 2.63 1.06–6.52 0.038* 2.56 1.03–6.38 0.043*
ANC 60 (86) 26 (87) 179 (89.5) 0.75 0.34–1.64 0.469    
FC1 21 (30) 8 (27) 82 (41) 0.65 0.37–1.15 0.14    
FC2 5 (7.1) 2 (6.7) 12 (6) 1.16 0.40–3.35 0.779    
FC3 4 (5.7) 1 (3.3) 8 (4) 1.46 0.44–4.89 0.54    
FC4 2 (2.9) 0 (0) 2 (1) 3.29 0.46–23.8 0.238    
SBC 22 (31) 15 (50) 74 (37) 0.77 0.44–1.35 0.358    
SOEC 4 (5.7) 0 (0) 14 (7) 1.26 0.43–3.66 0.673    
IFSSC 3 (4.3) 2 (6.7) 21 (11) 0.40 0.12–1.36 0.14    
  1. FS frontal sinusitis, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval. Asterisk indicates significance at p < 0.05