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Table 3 Univariate analysis of prognostic factors for incidence of pathological fractures

From: The influence of orthopedic corsets on the incidence of pathological fractures in patients with spinal bone metastases after radiotherapy

Factor Corset group No corset group
  p-value p-value
Gender 0.357 0.642
KPS 0.402 0.819
NSCLC 0.101 0.184
Breast cancer 0.496 0.091
Kidney cancer 0.072 0.195
Localization 0.205 0.342
Chemotherapy 0.454 0.379
Stability before RT 0.268 0.677
Stability after 3 months 0.513 0.614
Stability after 6 months 0.202 0.402
Bisphosphonates 0.183 0.420
Number of metastases 0.145 0.229