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Table 5 Independent predictive factors of non-lobe specific lymph node metastasis

From: Is lobe specific lymph node dissection adequate for cN0–1 non-small cell lung cancer?

VariablesP valueOR95% CI
Smoking history0.0770.6170.361–1.053
CEA level0.0341.6841.040–2.725
Tumor location
N1 involvement
  1. OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval; CEA carcinoembryonic antigen; RUL right upper lobe; RLL right lower lobe; LUL left upper lobe; LLL left lower lobe; SCC Squamous cell carcinoma