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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression of sex, age, type of BTD a and extent of surgery in relation to PTMC b

From: Retrospective evaluation of the incidental finding of 403 papillary thyroid microcarcinomas in 2466 patients undergoing thyroid surgery for presumed benign thyroid disease

Variable ORc 95% CId pe
Univariate logistic regression analysis
Sex .934 .688-1.268 .662
Age 1.025 .965-1.088 .421
MNGf 1.015 .819-1.257 .895
Hashimoto 1.614 1.211-2.152 .001
Graves .820 .615-1.093 .175
Plummer's .791 .552-1.134 .202
SHTNg .348 .176-.691 .003
Benign tumour .987 .790-1.234 .987
Extent of surgery 1.388 1.089-1.770 .008
Multivariate logistic regression analysis (p < 0.10)
Hashimoto 1.539 1.153-2.054 .003
SHTN .428 .211-.868 .019
  1. aBenign thyroid disease; bPapillary thyroid microcarcinoma; cOdds ratio; dConfidence interval; eStatistical significance; fMultinodular goitre; gSolitary hyperfunctional thyroid nodule.