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Table 5 Multivariable analysis of binary outcomes

From: Acute toxicity in comprehensive head and neck radiation for nasopharynx and paranasal sinus cancers: cohort comparison of 3D conformal proton therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy

Outcome Model predictors Level Odds ratio (95 % CI) P
G-tube dependent at completion of RT RT Modality proton vs IMRT 0.03 (<0.01–0.15) <0.001
  Nodal status N0 vs N+ 0.58 (<0.01–9.07) >0.99
  Concurrent chemo yes vs no 12.4 (1.74– > 9999) 0.033
G-tube dependent 1 month after RT RT Modality proton vs IMRT 0.11 (<0.01–0.61) 0.028
  Nodal status N0 vs N+ 0.88 (0.11–6.78) >0.99
  Concurrent chemo yes vs no 2.97 (0.42– > 9999) 0.375
EMD > baseline at completion of RT RT Modality proton vs IMRT 0.09 (0.01–0.57) 0.006
  Nodal status N0 vs N+ 0.92 (0.11–6.07) >0.99
  Concurrent chemo yes vs no 4.2 (0.39–66.1) 0.375
  1. CI confidence interval, G-tube gastrostomy tube, RT radiation therapy, IMRT intensity modulated radiation therapy, chemo chemotherapy P values <0.05 are in bold.