Table 1.

Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the effect of various factors on SLN metastasis (n = 274)

Prognostic factorχ2Odds ratioP
Age16.420.66<0.001
Multimarker index10.461.470.001
Tumor thickness6.901.760.009
Sex2.721.730.10
Clark level1.551.370.21
Ulceration0.941.390.33
Site0.200.870.66