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Table 5 Hazard ratios by Cox proportional hazards model for predicting the risk of distant metastasis in WDTC in DM and NDM patients (n = 568)

From: Patient and tumor factors contributing to distant metastasis in well-differentiated thyroid cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Variable HR Lower CI Upper CI p-value
Age 1.023 0.993 1.055 0.131
Sex 1.503 0.607 3.722 0.378
Follicular 7.068 1.869 26.731 0.004
Hurthle 1.945 0.416 9.086 0.398
Size 1.370 1.135 1.655 0.001
Focality 1.850 0.764 4.482 0.173
Positive Margins 0.974 0.374 2.540 0.957
LVI 2.488 0.719 8.613 0.15
Nodal Metastasis 3.806 1.285 11.270 0.016*
ETE 0.883 0.311 2.502 0.815
  1. LVI Lymphovascular invasion, ETE Extrathyroidal extension, CI Confidence interval
  2. *p < 0.05