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Table 5 Multivariate analyses for CSS

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 other 0.079 1.141 0.945 1.082 (0.116–10.119)
Metastatic disease at presentation Present vs none 0.571 0.590 0.333 1.770 (0.557–5.628)
Extra-thyroid extension Yes vs no 1.634 0.657 0.013* 5.123 (1.414–18.563)
Pathology Folliculara
vs other
1.698 0.586 0.004* 5.461 (1.730–17.236)
Residual tumour R2 vs other 3.187 1.115 0.004* 24.219 (2.721–215.549)
Age < 45 vs ≥ 45 3.124 1.127 0.006* 22.746 (2.497–207.190)
  1. *denotes statistically significant p values
  2. awith Hurthle