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Table 1 Demographic profile and clinicopathological factors of the PTC patients

From: Analysis of factors influencing cervical lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma at each lateral level

Characteristics Value
Age (years) 41.12 ± 12.9
Sex (n)  
 Female 136
 Male 67
Size (cm) 2.0 ± 1.3
Tumor (n)  
 Unifocal 103
 Multifocal 100
Pathological subtype (n)  
 Classical 184
 Follicular 11
 Eosinophilic 1
 Clear cell 1
 High cell 6
Side (n)  
 Left 96
 Right 107
Location (n)  
 Upper 108
 Middle 53
 Lower 42
Capsular invasion (n)  
 Yes 188
 No 15
Positive CLN (n) 4.8 ± 3.7
Level IIa (n)  
 Positive 81
 Negative 122
Level III (n)  
 Positive 171
 Negative 32
Level IV (n)  
 Positive 122
 Negative 81
Level Vb (n)  
 Positive 18
 Negative 185