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Table 4 Multivariate analyses for RFS

From: Nodal disease predicts recurrence whereas other traditional factors affect survival in a cohort of South African patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma

Variable Description Parameter estimate Standard error p-value HR (95% CI)
T stage T4 vs T0–3 0.738 0.490 0.132 2.091 (0.800–5.464)
Extra-thyroid extension Yes vs no 0.411 0.548 0.453 1.508 (0.515–4.415)
Gender Male vs female −0.700 0.425 0.100 0.496 (0.216–1.142)
Nodal status Present vs none 1.509 0.408 < 0.001* 4.523 (2.032–10.070)
  1. *denotes statistically significant p values