International Journal of Endocrinology / 2017 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Therapeutic Outcomes of Patients with Multifocal Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinomas and Larger Tumors

Table 5

Multivariate analysis by the Cox proportional hazards regression model for survival and mortality.

β coefficientHazard ratio95% confidence interval value
Lower boundUpper bound

Age (year)0.0131.0131.0061.0200.0003
Sex (female versus male)0.1741.1900.9561.4810.1190
Tumor size (cm)−0.0620.9400.8821.0010.0534
Postoperative serum Tg level after 1 month (ng/mL)0.0001.0001.0001.0000.5640
Metastases (soft tissue invasion/distant metastases)−0.1130.8930.7841.0160.0863

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