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Table 3 Multivariate analysis for the incidence of esophageal fistula

From: Risk factors for esophageal fistula in thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma invading adjacent organs treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy: a monocentric case-control study

Characteristics EF+ (N = 28) EF− (N = 88) OR 95% CI P-value
Total circumferential lesion 20 40 3.09 1.14–8.39 0.027
Aorta invasion 16 38 2.56 0.97–6.75 0.058
CRP ≥ 1.00 mg/dLa 19 29 5.19 1.93–13.9 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: EF esophageal fistula, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, CRP C reactive protein
  2. aData missing for two patients