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Table 6 Hazard ratios by Cox proportional hazards model for all DM and NDM patients with PTC (n = 540) to predict the risk of distant metastasis

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 1.035 1.000 1.071 0.048*
Sex 1.382 0.518 3.684 0.518
Size 1.354 1.113 1.649 0.002*
Focality 3.032 1.120 8.206 0.029*
Positive Margins 1.068 0.373 3.056 0.903
LVI 1.748 0.465 6.575 0.409
Nodal Metastasis 4.761 1.457 15.553 0.01*
ETE 0.942 0.278 3.189 0.923
  1. LVI Lymphovascular invasion, ETE Extrathyroidal extension
  2. *p < 0.05