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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for post-RT decompressive surgery

From: Clinical outcomes of radiotherapy as initial local therapy for Graves’ ophthalmopathy and predictors of the need for post-radiotherapy decompressive surgery

Characteristic Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Current smoking 3.23 1.03 – 10.2 0.05#
Total score at diagnosis    
(≥ 6 vs. < 6) 0.87 0.2 – 3.8 0.85
Total score at 1 month    
(> 4 vs. ≤ 4) 1.22 0.3 – 5.6 0.79
Total score at 4 months* 1.59 1.06 – 2.4 0.03#
  1. * denotes continuous variable, # denotes statistical significance.
  2. RT = radiation therapy, CI = confidence interval.