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Table 3 Multivariate cox regression for recurrence

From: Number of tumor foci predicts prognosis in papillary thyroid cancer

Independent variable Multivariate analysis
HR (95% CI) p value
Gender (female vs. male) 0.65 (0.41-1.03) 0.063
Age 1.00 (0.99-1.02) 0.872
Size 1.12 (0.98-1.28) 0.108
Extrathyroidal extension 1.95 (1.12 -3.38) 0.018
Number of tumor foci   
 G1 (1 tumor focus) 1 (reference)  
 G2 (2 foci) 2.06 (1.05-4.01) 0.034
 G3 (3 or more foci) 2.60 (1.53-4.39) 0.001
Central lymph node metastasis 0.65 (0.33-1.25) 0.194
Lateral lymph node metastasis 1.07 (0.52-2.16) 0.862