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Table 2 Logistic regression model of factors with potential predictive value indicated by exploratory survival analyses

From: The risk of venous thromboembolism associated with peripherally inserted central catheters in ambulant cancer patients

Variable PICC related DVT Distant VTE All VTE
Odds Ratio (95%CI) p Odds Ratio (95%CI) p Odds Ratio (95%CI) p
Male 0.97 (0.41,2.28) 0.94 3.82 (1.34,10.87) 0.01* 2.03 (1.04,3.93) 0.04*
Age (cont.) 1.01 (0.98,1.05) 0.54 0.97 (0.93,1.01) 0.24 0.99 (0.96,1.02) 0.53
More than one insertion attempt 2.61 (1.12,6.05) 0.03* 0.69 (0.22,2.16) 0.53 1.53 (0.76,3.06) 0.22
Catheter repositioning 1.29 (0.57,2.96) 0.54 1.44 (0.61,3.41) 0.41 1.25 (0.86,2.35) 0.47
Current anticoagulation 1.16 (0.31,4.39) 0.82 0.22 (0.02,1.74) 0.21 0.54 (0.17,1.68) 0.15
White Cell Count 1.10 (0.95,1.28) 0.19 1.14 (0.96,1.34) 0.13 1.12 (1.00,1.26) 0.04*
Fluropyrimidine containing chemotherapy 4.27 (1.30,14.07) 0.02* 7.77 (0.95,63.3) 0.06 4.54 (1.63,12.61) 0.01*
Bevacizumab containing chemotherapy Not applicable Not applicable 0.57 (0.12,2.65) 0.48 0.25 (0.06,1.08) 0.06
  1. DVT deep vein thrombosis, PICC peripherally inserted central catheter, VTE vascular thromboembolism, CI confidence interval
  2. * = P <0.05 statistically significant