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Table 2 Logistic regression models for acute and late GI and GU toxicities.

From: The evolution of rectal and urinary toxicity and immune response in prostate cancer patients treated with two three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy techniques

  Acute GI toxicity   Late GI toxicity
Variable OR 95% CI p Variable OR 95% CI p
Age 1.097 1.03-1.17 0.006 Volume of rectum 1.028 1.00-1.06 0.036
Percentage of rectum receiving
70 Gy
1.134 1.03-1.25 0.009 T stage of TNM classification 4.630 1.09-20.00 0.037
3DCRT technique
WP vs PO
26.163 5.10 -134.2 0.000 Acute GI
Low vs High
0.115 0.01-0.92 0.042
  Acute GU toxicity   Late GU toxicity
Variable OR 95% CI p Variable OR 95% CI p
Age 1.108* 1.02-1.20 0.015 Volume of urinary bladder 1.016 1.00-1.03 0.018
Percentage of urinary bladder receiving
50 Gy
1.127 1.01-1.25 0.026 Percentage of urinary bladder receiving
40 Gy
1.144 1.00-1.30 0.045
Surgical intervention
None vs RP
0.161 0.04-0.68 0.013 Surgical intervention
None vs RP
0.089 0.01-0.85 0.035
     3DCRT technique
WP vs PO
0.580 0.10-1.74 0.029
  1. Odds ratios (OR), 95% Confidence Intervals (CI) and significance levels (p) of Wald chi-square statistic of patient-, tumor-, and treatment-related factors that meet statistical significance are presented