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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the clinical characteristics in the training set

From: Development and validation of a prediction model for tuberculous pleural effusion: a large cohort study and external validation

Variables Multivariate analysis
OR (95%CI) P value
Age (years)   
 < 54 0.419 (0.232–0.755) 0.004
 ≥ 54   
Effusion lymphocyte (× 10.9/L)   
 < 0.80 3.229 (1.824–5.715)  < 0.001
 ≥ 0.80   
Effusion ADA (U/L)   
 < 22.75 7.258 (3.745–14.066)  < 0.001
 ≥ 22.75   
Effusion LDH (U/L)   
 < 247.5 6.626 (2.894–15.172)  < 0.001
 ≥ 247.5   
Effusion LDH/ADA   
 < 17.07 0.189 (0.097–0.370)  < 0.001
 ≥ 17.07   
Serum WBC (× 10.9/L)   
 < 8.68 0.331 (0.173–0.634) 0.001
 ≥ 8.68   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ADA adenosine deaminase, LDH lactatedehy drogenase, WBC white blood cell, effusion LDH/ADA effusion LDH/ effusion ADA