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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis for incidence of metastases within 5 mm of the pituitary gland

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) 0.858 0.224–3.280 0.8238
Sex (female vs male) 1.722 0.380–7.794 0.4805
Tumor type (NSCLC as reference)    0.8121
 SCLC 0.585 0.066–5.184  
 Breast 1.118 0.189–6.614  
 Melanoma/renal/colorectal 0.389 0.044–3.417  
 Maximal diameter (> = 1.9 cm vs. <=1.8 cm) 2.108 0.518–8.576 0.2976
 Number of brain metastases (> 10 vs 1–3) 2.410 0.427–13.601 0.4892