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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of potential prognostic factors for the presence of spread lesion or recurrence over two years

From: A pilot study of 4′-[methyl-11C]-thiothymidine PET/CT for detection of regional lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer

Variables Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  Odds ratio 95% CI P value Odds ratio 95% CI P value
Nodal staging by 4DST (N1 to 3 vs N0) 9.17 0.86 to 97.67 0.07 29.08 0.95 to 894.08 0.05
Nodal staging by FDG (N1 to 3 vs N0) 1.25 0.23 to 6.71 0.79 0.63 0.05 to 8.24 0.72
4DST uptake (SUVmax) in lung tumor (>2.4 vs ≤2.4) 6.29 0.58 to 68.42 0.13 8.39 0.20 to 348.94 0.26
FDG uptake (SUVmax) in lung tumor (>3 vs ≤3) 2.40 0.44 to 12.98 0.31 3.23 0.07 to 150.84 0.55
Lung tumor diameter (>3 cm vs ≤3 cm) 1.17 0.22 to 6.08 0.85 0.16 0.01 to 4.87 0.30
Age (>60 years vs ≤60 years) 0.75 0.13 to 4.49 0.75 0.42 0.02 to 9.70 0.59
  1. CI, confidence interval.