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Table 3 Univariate and Multivariate regression analyses of factors affecting diagnostic yield.

From: The utility of transbronchial rebiopsy for peripheral pulmonary lesions in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Variables n (%)
total 301
Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
p-value p-value Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Rebiopsy 106 (35.2) 0.287 0.400
Lobe   0.041 0.176
 Upper 143 (47.5)    
 Middle/lingular 90 (29.9)    
 Lower 68 (22.6)    
Size ≥30.0 mm 208 (69.1) 0.016 0.311
Bronchus sign positive 276 (91.7) < 0.001 < 0.001 132.6 (30.5–990.6)
Location in the internal 2/3 segments 175 (58.1) 0.015 0.026 4.6 (1.2–24.1)
Distance from costal pleura ≥10.0 mm 109 (36.2) 0.317 0.113
Visible on chest radiography 271 (90.0) 0.051 0.796
  1. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.