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Table 2 The influence factors for persistence/recurrence

From: Factors that influence persistence or recurrence of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion with positive margins after the loop electrosurgical excision procedure: a retrospective study

  Persistence/recurrence of HSIL (n = 27) No persistence/recurrence (n = 211) P value
Age (years) 46.44 ± 11.79 (28 ~ 69) 39.42 ± 8.87 (21 ~ 67) Two-tailed 0.000, single-tailed 0.000a
Age <35 2 (3 %) 60 (97 %) 0.03c
≥35 25 (14 %) 151 (86 %)
The features of LEEP specimen maximum diameter (cm, range) 1.75 ± 0.55 (1.00 ~ 3.00) 1.93 ± 0.40 (1.00 ~ 3.50) 0.043b
Thickness (cm, range) 0.90 ± 0.22 (0.30 ~ 1.80) 0.82 ± 0.23 (0.30 ~ 1.20) 0.120b
Depth (cm, range) 1.40 ± 0.33 (0.80 ~ 2.00) 1.41 ± 0.31 (0.80 ~ 2.20) 0.917b
Number of involved margin section Single 21 (9.9 %) 191 (90.1 %) 0.092c
Multiple 6 (23.1 %) 20 (76.9 %)
Location of involved margin section Upper 7 (14.9 %) 40 (85.1 %) 0.681b
Lower 5 (7.0 %) 66 (93.0 %)
Lateral 7 (10.6 %) 59 (89.4 %)
Outer 2 (13.3 %) 13 (86.7 %)
Inner 0 (0) 4 (100 %)
Stromal 0 (0) 9 (100 %)
Pathology of ECC ≤LSIL 24 (11.7 %) 182 (88.3 %) 1.000c
≥HSIL 3 (9.4 %) 29 (90.6 %)
  1. a t test
  2. b Mann-Whitney test
  3. c Fisher exact test