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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with an adequate (≥ 12) nodal harvest (N = 2322).

From: The impact of audit and feedback on nodal harvest in colorectal cancer

   Univariate    Multivariate  
  OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Age    0.0006    < 0.0001
   20-49 1    1   
   50-64 0.78 0.53-1.15   0.82 0.53-1.26  
   65-74 0.70 0.46-1.00   0.70 0.45-1.07  
   ≥ 75 0.54 0.37-0.78   0.49 0.32-0.75  
Sex    0.03    0.11
   Female 1    1   
   Male 0.83 0.69-0.98   0.85 0.70-1.04  
Tumor location    < 0.0001    < 0.0001
   Right colon 1    1   
   Left colon 0.58 0.47-0.72   0.54 0.42-0.69  
   Rectum 0.61 0.49-0.76   0.52 0.40-0.66  
   Unknown/NOS 0.59 0.59-1.41   0.79 0.31-1.97  
Cancer history    0.02    0.03
   No 1    1   
   Yes 0.74 0.57-0.95   0.74 0.56-0.98  
Year (continuous variable) 1.29 1.20-1.36 < 0.0001 1.36 1.27-1.45 < 0.0001
Surgery    0.02    < 0.0001
   Elective 1    1   
   Emergent 0.75 0.59-0.95   0.60 0.46-0.77  
Stage    < 0.0001    0.008
   I 1    1   
   II 1.89 1.45-2.45   1.93 1.50-2.59  
   III 2.31 1.78-3.01   2.45 1.83-3.28  
   Unknown 0.24 0.06-1.02   0.30 0.07-1.33  
Health District    < 0.0001    < 0.0001
   No audit and feedback 1    1   
   Audit and feedback 2.88 2.40-3.46   3.23 2.65-3.94