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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of variables associated with imminent HCC

From: Plasma interleukin-17 and alpha-fetoprotein combination effectively predicts imminent hepatocellular carcinoma occurrence in liver cirrhotic patients

Item Odds ratio Confidence interval P
Low High
Univariate analysis     
IL-17 (pg/ml) 1 1 1 0.004
Age (years) 1.079 1.017 1.145 0.012
Gender-Male 0.613 0.194 1.936 0.404
HBV 0.341 0.101 1.152 0.083
HCV 6.882 1.831 25.874 0.004
AST (IU/L) 1.003 0.995 1.012 0.443
ALT (IU/L) 1.003 0.996 1.01 0.343
Bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.89 0.369 2.151 0.797
AFP (ng/ml) 1.014 1.004 1.024 0.005
Albumin (g/dL) 0.476 0.17 1.332 0.157
Total protein (g/dL) 0.834 0.401 1.735 0.628
C3 (mg/dL) 0.989 0.96 1.018 0.435
C4 (mg/dL) 0.949 0.867 1.037 0.248
TSH (mU/L) 0.448 0.179 1.121 0.086
Free T4 (ng/dL) 0.099 0.003 3.519 0.205
Sugar AC (mg/dL) 1.004 0.99 1.018 0.578
Glycohemoglobin (%) 1.206 0.864 1.684 0.270
Insulin (mIU/L) 1.014 0.981 1.048 0.409
Insulin/sugar 0.425 0.001 305.942 0.799
HOMA-IR 1.1 0.976 1.241 0.118
Apo A1 (g/L) 2.573 0.811 8.165 0.109
Uric acid (mg/dL) 0.855 0.588 1.243 0.412
HDL (mg/dL) 0.977 0.935 1.02 0.285
VLDL (mg/dL) 1.011 0.978 1.045 0.516
LDL (mg/dL) 0.983 0.961 1.005 0.132
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.993 0.977 1.008 0.346
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 1.003 0.995 1.01 0.525
NonHDLC 0.991 0.971 1.011 0.368
Ferritin (ng/mL) 1 0.999 1.001 0.768
Ceruloplasmin (mg/dL) 1.029 0.926 1.145 0.593
Iron (ug/dL) 1.005 0.996 1.014 0.263
TIBC (ug/dL) 1.001 0.99 1.011 0.891
UIBC (ug/dL) 0.997 0.988 1.007 0.591
Multivariate analysis     
IL-17 (pg/ml) 1 1 1 0.008
Age (years) 1.081 1.008 1.161 0.030
HCV 4.257 1.059 17.113 0.041
AFP 1.012 1.002 1.023 0.024
  1. P values smaller than 0.05 are shown in bold