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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate analysis of lymph node failure in patient with hypopharyngeal carcinoma treated by surgery (N = 46)

From: Patterns of regional lymph node failure of locally advanced hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma after first-line treatment with surgery and/or intensity-modulated radiotherapy

VariableIpsilateral nodal failure
N = 10
Contralateral/Bilateral nodal failure
N = 6
Univariate
Odds ratio (95% CI)
P valueMultivariate
Odds ratio (95% CI)
P value
Age (years)  2.852 (0.666–12.22)0.1491.727 (0.348–8.563)0.503
 41–5886    
 58–8220    
TNM stage  1.654 (1.299–2.106)0.1701.045 (0.508–2.151)0.905
 II00    
 III-IV106    
Pathologic T stage  0.862 (0.256–2.894)0.8091.126 (0.054–23.63)0.939
 T1–242    
 T3–464    
Pathologic N stage  0.218 (0.042–1.142)0.0570.201 (0.006–6.691)0.370
 N0–102    
 N2–3104    
Postoperative radiation  0.086 (0.009–0.814)0.0120.082 (0.007–1.000)0.049
 Yes83    
 No23    
Chemotherapy  1.008 (0.299–3.403)0.9891.559 (0.311–7.813)0.589
 Yes54    
 No52