Table 2

Multivariate analysis: independent predictors of tumor grade

PredictorRegression (slope) coefficient (SE)Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)Likelihood ratio test *P
Cho3.21 (1.12)24.8 (2.7–225)13.1<0.001
L1.50 (0.42)4.4 (2.0–10.1)25.0<0.001
  • NOTE. Constant term (intercept) = −6.94.

  • Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval.

  • * Test statistic obtained from logistic regression analysis that follows a chi-square distribution with 1 degree of freedom.