Table 4

Common Odds Ratio Estimates (Mantel-Haenszel Method) for Examiners in Dichotomized Tenderness Severity Scores, Controlling for Differences across examiners.

Scale

Estimated Odds Ratio*

Asymptotic 95% Confidence Interval

P-value for Odds Ratio


MTPS Control

0.98

0.17 – 5.67

0.98

MTPS Tender points

2.64

0.93 – 7.51

0.069

EPTPS

9.59

3.40 – 27.06

< 0.001

IPTPS

6.25

2.87 – 13.61

< 0.001

Prostate Score

4.98

2.21 – 11.24

< 0.001


* Ratio of the odds that a case has a score in the highest 90% by the odds that a control has a score in the highest 90%.

Berger et al. BMC Urology 2007 7:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-7-17

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