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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression of each type of BTD a in relation to PTMC b adjusted for age, sex and 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
MNGf 1.004 .961-1.085 .974
Hashimoto 1.606 1.200-2.148 .001
Graves .724 .532-.986 .041
Plummer's .704 .487-1.019 .063
SHTNg .402 .199-.813 .011
Benign tumour 1.176 .915-1.511 .205
  1. aBenign thyroid disease; bPapillary thyroid microcarcinoma; cOdds ratio; dConfidence interval; eStatistical significance; fMultinodular goitre; gSolitary hyperfunctional thyroid nodule.