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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of analgesic effect and recalcification of patients undergoing radiotherapy

From: Effects of Radiotherapy in the treatment of multiple myeloma: a retrospective analysis of a Single Institution

End point Variable Exp (B) Lower 95% CL of Exp (B) Upper 95% CL Exp (B) p-value
Pain relief α/β =2 Gy 1.072 1.002 1.146 0.043*
Pain relief α/β =10 Gy 1.087 1.012 1.168 0.023*
Pain relief target volume 1.088 1.015 1.167 0.018*
Pain relief age at RT 1.062 1.012 1.114 0.014*
Pain relief gender 1.432 0.469 4.376 0.529
Pain relief Typ kappa 2.572 0.685 9.654 0.162
Pain relief Typ lambda 0.360 0.077 1.676 0.193
Pain relief IgG 1.228 0.405 3.702 0.717
Pain relief IgA 1.91 0.253 3.312 0.893
Pain relief concurrent systemic treatment (yes/no) 1.285 0.241 6.863 0.769
Recalcification α/β =2 Gy 1.043 0.996 1.091 0.074
Recalcification α/β =10 Gy 1.050 1.000 1.101 0.048*
Recalcification target volume 1.049 1.000 1.100 0.050*
Recalcification age at RT 1.023 0.983 1.064 0.272
Multivariate analysis     
Pain relief α/β =10 Gy 1.087 1.007 1.172 0.032*
Pain relief age at RT 1.066 1.008 1.127 0.025*
Recalcification α/β =10 Gy 1.050 1.000 1.101 0.048*
  1. CL Confidence Level, *significance.
  2. Univariate Analysis.