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Table 4 Cox hazard analysis of LLL risk factors

From: Risk factors and a prediction model for lower limb lymphedema following lymphadenectomy in gynecologic cancer: a hospital-based retrospective cohort study

  Coefficient Hazard ratio 95% CI P-value
Age [≥56 years] 0.302 1.353 0.892–2.052 0.154
BMI [≥25 kg/m2] 0.480 1.616 1.030–2.535 0.037
PLA + PALA 0.843 2.323 1.126–4.794 0.023
No. of LN [≥42] −0.022 0.978 0.631–1.515 0.920
LN metastasis −0.481 0.618 0.305–1.251 0.181
Radiation therapy 0.903 2.469 1.148–5.310 0.021
Herbal medicine 0.613 1.846 0.779–4.376 0.164
Inf [skin (cellulitis)] 0.848 2.334 0.984–5.535 0.054
Inf [lymphocyst] 0.176 1.192 0.496–2.867 0.695
lymphocyst formation 0.541 1.718 1.120–2.635 0.013
  1. Definition of abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, CI Confidence interval, Inf infection, PLA Pelvic lymphadenectomy, LLL Lower limb lymphedema, LN Lymph node, No. Number, PALA Para-aortic lymphadenectomy