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Table 3 Results of the univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for prediction of distant metastases at presentation in DTC

From: PSMA expression level predicts differentiated thyroid cancer aggressiveness and patient outcome

Univariate logistic regression Multivariate logistic regression
Variable Odds ratio 95% conf. interval p Odds ratio 95% conf. interval
Age 1.09 1.02–1.17 0.007
Age_categorical (< 55 years or ≥ 55 years) 5.71 1.07–30.39 0.041 5.65e+07 n.a.
Sex 0.03 0.07–1.38 0.125 8.70e−09 n.a.
Side of primary tumor 1.01 0.37–2.77 0.979
Histological subtype 5.75 1.02–32.16 0.046 2.15 0.17–25.94
Vascular invasion 4.10 0.77–21.76 0.097 31.71 0.68–1476.97
Status of margins 1.77 0.38–8.26 0.466
T parameter 3.00 0.67–13.40 0.150 0.19 0.01–6.75
N parameter 0.18 0.02–1.61 0.128 0.16 0.01–2.32
PSMA positivity 0.23 0.11–0.48 0.000 0.16 0.01–1.94
% PSMA expression 1.02 1.00–1.05 0.042
PSMA 3-point score 2.13 0.71–6.37 0.174
Cumulative PSMA score 2.26 0.85–6.05 0.101