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Table 2 Description of the population by univariate logistic regression test using the clinical data

From: A model building exercise of mortality risk for Taiwanese women with breast cancer

  Clinical Data
Factor Mortality(%) Odds Ratio P-value
Physical examination   0.304 (a v.s. c) 0.002 *
   0.616 (b v.s. c) N.S.
   N, B, I (a) (n = 484) 16 (3.3%)   
   S (b) (n = 216) 14 (6.5%)   
   M (c) (n = 267) 27 (10.1%)   
Ultrasound   0.279 <.0001 *
   N, B, I, S (n = 741) 27 (3.6%)   
   M (n = 251) 30 (12%)   
FNAC   0.375 0.009*
   B, I, S (n = 323) 9 (2.8%)   
   M (n = 591) 42 (7.1%)   
Mammography   0.269 0.0001 *
   BR1-4 (n = 446) 11 (2.5%)   
   BR5 (n = 512) 44 (8.6%)   
Diagnostic
method
  0.429 0.0008 *
   Core biopsy (n = 661) 27 (4.1%)   
   Others (n = 476) 43 (9.0%)   
Breast surgery   0.063 0.0001 *
   BCS (n = 341) 2 (0.6%)   
   TM (n = 795) 68 (8.6%)   
Lymphatic surgery   0.237 0.0004 *
   SLNB (n = 341) 7 (2.1%)   
   ALND (n = 775) 63 (8.1%)   
  1. Diagnostic: others, concluding combined methods, Excision biopsy, and FS
  2. N. S.: Statistically not significant
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