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Table 3 Significant associations of demographic/clinocopathological data and BRAF mutations in thyroid malignancies

From: BRAF mutations in thyroid tumors from an ethnically diverse group

Factors1 Histology P value Test2
Age ≥ 45 years vs. tumor size ≥ 4 cm [87] PTC 0.018 FET
Age ≥ 45 years vs. vessel invasion [113] PTC 0.004 FET
Age ≥ 45 years vs. distant metastasis [115] PTC 0.001 FET
LN + vs. tumor size ≥ 4 cm [43] PTC 0.044 FET
LN + vs. vessel invasion [59] PTC 0.013 FET
Increasing age vs. BRAFmut [115] PTC 0.025 MWU
Family history vs. capsular invasion [64] TC 0.025 FET
  1. 1Number of cases included in analysis in brackets; 2FET, Fisher´s exact test; MWU, Mann–Whitney U test.