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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of results of factors associated with WHD

From: An expression analysis of markers of radiation-induced skin fibrosis and angiogenesis in wound healing disorders of the head and neck

Factor Patients, n (%) WHD, n (%) Odds ratio (95 % CI) p Value
Age (yrs)     
 ≥70 21 (26.9) 7 (33.3) 1.536 (0.517–4.565) .445
 <70 57 (73.1) 14 (66.7)   
Tobacco use     
 Yes 36 (46.2) 11 (52.4) 1.408 (0.516–3.841) .509
 No 42 (53.8) 10 (47.6)   
Alcohol use     
 Yes 49 (62.8) 15 (71.4) 1.691 (0.572–5.003) .346
 No 29 (37.2) 6 (28.6)   
RT     
 Yes 20 (25.6) 9 (45.0) 3.136 (1.059–9.292) .035*
 No 58 (74.4) 11 (55.0)   
  1. Abbreviations: WHD wound healing disorder, RT radiation therapy, CI confidence interval
  2. Data in parenthesis are percentages, unless noted otherwise. *statistically significant difference at α=0.05
  3. Logistic regression analysis