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Table 5 Radioactive Iodine Treatment in patients with thyroid cancer by their risk of recurrence

From: Thyroid cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment: a cross- sectional study at a thyroid cancer referral center in Ecuador

Variables Radioactive Iodine Treatment
Yes No PR (95% CI) p value
n = 375 (89.3%) n = 45 (10.7%)   
Risk of recurrence
 - Very low risk (micro PTC) n (%) 49 (63.6) 28 (36.4) 0.2 (0.13, 0.35) 0.001
 - Low risk 248 (95) 13 (5)
 - Indeterminate risk 43 (91.5) 4 (8.5)
 - High risk 35 (100) 0 (0)
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