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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis for incidence of metastases within 5 mm of the hypothalamus

From: Prevalence of metastases within the hypothalamic-pituitary area in patients with brain metastases

Variable Point estimate 95% Wald confidence limits p-value
Age (age > 64 years vs. <=64 years) 2.019 0.845–4.824 0.1140
Sex (female vs. male) 0.820 0.335–2.009 0.6644
Tumor type (NSCLC as reference)    0.7543
 SCLC 1.916 0.638–5.749  
 Breast 1.427 0.327–6.219  
 Melanoma/renal/colorectal 1.348 0.341–5.337  
 Maximal diameter (> = 1.9 cm vs. <=1.8 cm) 2.146 0.899–5.125 0.0854
 Number of brain metastases (> 10 vs. 1–3) 6.668 2.643–16.827 0.0002