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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analyses to identify pretherapeutic predictors of successful conversion surgery

From: The neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of successful conversion surgery for stage IV gastric cancer: a retrospective study

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Odds ratio P value Odds ratio P value
Age (< 75) 1.59 0.18   
Gender (male) 8.9 0.01 10.4 0.06
BMI (> 20) 1.62 0.51   
Hemoglobin (> 12 g/dl) 1.09 0.89   
White blood cell (> 6000/μl) 0.9 0.87   
NLR (< 4) 12.2 0.003 16 0.02
CRP (< 1 mg/dl) 1.55 0.6   
Total protein (> 6.5 g/dl) 1.96 0.35   
Albumin (> 3.5 g/dl) 8.57 0.004 1.3 0.82
Cholinesterase (> 200 U/l) 1.24 0.75   
CEA (< 5 ng/ml) 2.7 0.16   
CA19–9 (< 37 U/ml) 4.05 0.07   
CA125 (< 35 U/ml) 1.87 0.45   
Negative for peritoneal metastasis 18.4 0.004 21.9 0.002
Tumor differentiation (tub1–2) 1.16 0.87   
  1. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, NLR neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio, CRP C-reactive protein, CEA carcinoembryonic antigen, CA 19–9 carbohydrate antigen 19–9, CA 125 carbohydrate antigen 125