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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
Hypertension0.0250.5120.286–0.918
Smoking history0.0770.6170.361–1.053
CEA level0.0341.6841.040–2.725
Tumor location
 RUL0.1650.5980.289–1.236
 RLL0.0222.1111.116–3.992
 LUL0.3350.7170.364–1.411
 LLL/1/
Histology
 Adenocarcinoma/1/
 SCC0.4870.7590.348–1.654
 Others0.7331.1620.491–2.749
N1 involvement
 100.1521.4460.873–2.396
 110.0301.7741.056–2.980
  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