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Table 2 multivariate analysis of different metastatic patterns of regional Lymph Nodes in the training cohort

From: Development and validation of nomograms to intraoperatively predict metastatic patterns in regional lymph nodes in patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer

  Regional lymph nodes Continuous regional lymph nodes Skipping regional lymph nodes
Variables OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI P
Age 0.959 0.926–0.994 0.021* 0.947 0.899–0.997 0.037* 0.982 0.926–1.042 0.556
Sex 1.809 0.952–3.439 0.070 1.630 0.621–4.279 0.321 0.602 0.201–1.802 0.364
Smoke 0.732 0.391–1.371 0.330       
Alcohol 1.420 0.753–2.679 0.279 1.009 0.477–2.134 0.982 1.563 0.582–4.197 0.376
Tumor History 0.346 0.037–3.225 0.351       
Blood Type    0.329       
N/P(G) 1.256 0.790–1.997 0.336       
APTT (G) 0.681 0.424–1.093 0.112 0.408 0.197–0.843 0.016*    
MaximumDiameter Of Tumor (cm) 1.140 1.965–1.347 0.124 1.226 0.996–1.508 0.054 1.095 0.834–1.437 0.514
Depth of tumor invasion (cm) 1.373 1.091–1.727 0.007*       
Lymph-vascular Space invasion 3.286 1.829–5.526 < 0.01*     3.632 1.499–8.797 0.004*
Neural invasion 1.284 0.660–2.485 0.462 2.658 1.212–5.829 0.015* 0.254 0.054–1.181 0.08
length of Tumor     1.027 0.894–1.180 0.703 1.208 1.019–1.431 0.029*
  1. Only variables with P value less than 0.20 in the univariate analysis were included in the multivariate analysis. Independent predictors for model were further analyzed by multivariable analysis with P value less than 0.05. *P < 0.05