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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression analysis for the presence of CLNM or LLNM compared with NLNM (n = 247)

From: Capsular extension at ultrasound is associated with lateral lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma: a retrospective study

Characteristics OR 95%CI P
CLNM
 Age (year) 0.203 0.095–0.431 < 0.001
 Tumor size (mm) 2.657 1.144–6.168 0.023
 Extension toward the capsule 1.197 0.809–1.772 0.368
 Aspect ratio > 1 0.878 0.374–2.064 0.766
LLNM
 Age (year) 0.277 0.127–0.603 0.001
 Tumor size (mm) 6.069 2.075–17.75 0.001
 Extension toward the capsule 2.09 1.326–3.294 0.001
 Aspect ratio > 1 1.006 0.394–2.573 0.989
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, NLNM no lymph node metastasis, CLNM central lymph node metastasis, LLNM lateral lymph node metastasis