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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of predictors for LNCM positivity

From: Lymph node metastasis in suprasternal space and intra-infrahyoid strap muscle space from papillary thyroid carcinoma

Variables OR (95% CI) p value
Tumor location 1.198 (1.056–1.703) 0.002
Central cervical metastasis 1.677 (0.149–3.078) 0.614
Extrathyroidal extension 1.108 (1.013–1.939) 0.042
Level III metastasis 1.202 (1.050–1.811) 0.014
Level IV metastasis 1.148 (1.031–1.717) 0.008
  1. LNCM Lymph Node between superficial layer of deep Cervical fascia and deep fascia of infrahyoid Muscles