Skip to main content

Table 1 Main clinical data, summary of univariate logistic regression and correlation coefficient (R s ) with radiation-induced late gastro-intestinal toxicity incidence

From: Prediction of gastrointestinal toxicity after external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer

    Univariate analysis
Clinical characteristic N % R s p-value
Age (yrs)     
≤70 36 42.9   
>70 48 57.1 0.167 0.130
Antihypertensive/anticoagulants     
Yes 56 66.7   
No 28 33.3 -0.292 0.007
Antihypertensive     
 Yes 53 63.1   
 No 31 36.9 -0.242 0.026
Anticoagulants     
 Yes 34 40.5   
 No 50 59.5 -0.140 0.204
Acute GI toxicity     
Yes 35 41.7   
No 49 58.3 0.293 0.007
  Grade     
  0 49 58.3   
  1 26 31.0   
  2 9 10.7