Table 3

Results of univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis: independent prognostic variables and corresponding odds ratios for the presence of colorectal cancer in hyperplastic polyposis syndrome

Prognostic variables (univariate analysis)Odds ratio95% CIp Value
Age (per year)1.040.98 to 1.110.162
Male sex0.670.26 to 1.720.408
Number of HPs (per polyp)1.051.01 to 1.090.018*
Number of SAs (per polyp)1.080.99 to 1.170.076*
Number of adenomas (per polyp)1.010.92 to 1.110.870
Largest HP (per mm)0.980.91 to 1.060.611
Largest SA (per mm)1.030.97 to 1.100.302
Largest adenoma (per mm)0.990.96 to 1.040.887
Prognostic variables (multivariate analysis)Odds ratio95% CIp Value
Number of HPs (per polyp)1.051.01 to 1.100.013*
Number of SAs (per polyp)1.091.00 to 1.190.048*
  • * Statistically significant p-value for univariate analysis: p<0.1 and for multivariate analysis: p<0.05.

  • HPs, hyperplastic polyps; SAs, serrated adenomas.