Table 3

Result of logistic analysis

Variables

EBER+/N1

(%)

OR2

95% CI2


Gender

Female

1/76

(1)

1

reference

Male

8/188

(4)

0.3

0.01–2.96

P = 0.595

Age

≥ 70

1/36

(3)

1

reference

50–69

5/180

(3)

0.8

0.08–44.62

<50

3/54

(6)

1.3

0.08–81.25

P for trend = 1.0

Location

Upper

1/71

(1)

1

reference

Middle

5/64

(8)

6.0

0.1–77.86

Lower

3/130

(2)

1.4

0.63–296.7

P for heterogeneity = 1.64

Histology

Diffuse

8/121

(7)

1

reference

Intestinal

1/152

(1)

0.08

0.002–0.64

P = 0.009

Invasion

Muscle

3/33

(9)

1

reference

serose

6/222

(3)

3.6

0.47–24.03

P = 0.243


1Total number in each group; 2OR and 95% confidence interval were obtained from exact test of binary logistic analysis.

Abdirad et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2007 2:25   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-25

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