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Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio as a Predictor of Response to Peginterferon plus Ribavirin Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C

Table 4

Stepwise logistic regression analysis of factors associated with sustained virological response.

Odds ratio95% CI value

Total ()
 RVR2.2931.325–3.9700.003
 rs12979860 CC type2.4821.332–4.6270.004
 Viral load < 40 × 104 IU/mL2.2271.342–3.6900.002
 Platelet ≥ 15 × 104/μL1.6951.054–2.7230.029
Genotype 1 ()
 RVR2.7861.487–3.9700.001
 rs12979860 CC type2.8811.216–6.8270.016
Genotype 2 ()
 Viral load <40 × 104 IU/mL3.0861.570–6.0600.001
 RVR2.8731.113–7.190.029
 Platelet ≥ 15 × 104/μL2.4171.240–4.7140.010
 N-L ratio > 1.420.4940.253–0.9630.038

CI: confidence interval; RVR: rapid virological response; N-L ratio: neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio.

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