Table 4

Multivariate analysis of factors with significant association with axillary lymph node metastases in univariate analysis

Factor

Adjusted odds ratio

(95% confidence interval)

P value


Age

0.95 (0.91-1.00)

0.049


Multicentric disease

1.46 (0.41-5.22)

0.561


Tumor size >2 cm

2.48 (0.81-7.59)

0.113


Vascular and lymphatic invasion

17.94 (4.78-67.30)

<0.001


Epithelial hyperplasia

1.73 (0.52-5.77)

0.373


Necrosis

0.49 (0.13-1.84)

0.292


In situ carcinoma

1.70 (0.42-6.84)

0.455


Perineural invasion

1.13 (0.31-4.20)

0.853


CK5 positivity

0.003 (0.000-0.23)

0.009


CK14 positivity

5.22 (0.19-140.76)

0.326


EGFR positivity

3.94 (0.55-28.17)

0.171


Basal-like tumor

3.85 (0.18-83.02)

0.389


Yenidunya et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:18   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-18

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