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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression of sex, age, type of BTD a and PTMC b in relation to extent of operation

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 1.255 .986-1.598 .065
Age 1.042 .933-1.093 .095
MNGf .986 .831-1.171 .874
Hashimoto 1.327 1.015-1.733 .038
Graves 15.255 9.319-24-972 .000
Plummer's 5.947 3.813-9.274 .000
SHTNg .033 .018-.062 .000
Benign tumour .119 .098-.144 .000
PTMC 1.388 1.089-1.770 .008
Multivariate logistic regression analysis (p < 0.1)
Hashimoto 1.773 1.320-2.382 .000
Graves 10.844 6.499-18.093 .000
Plummer's 5.191 3.261-8.264 .000
SHTN .103 .054-.197 .000
Benign tumour .216 .175-.266 .000
PTMC 1.452 1.098-1.922 .009
  1. aBenign thyroid disease; bPapillary thyroid microcarcinoma; cOdds ratio; dConfidence interval; eStatistical significance; fMultinodular goitre; gSolitary hyperfunctional thyroid nodule.