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Table 6 logistic regression model for predictors of myasthenic crisis among patients without thymoma (n = 203).

From: Frequency of myasthenic crisis in relation to thymectomy in generalized myasthenia gravis: A 17-year experience

Predictors Odds Ratio Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI P value
Start age (years) 1.016 0.996 1.038 0.085
Sex (male) 0.926 0.482 1.778 0.612
Thymectomy (performed) 0.234 0.113 0.484 <0.001
Osserman classification (score III) 1.269 0.410 3.928 0.529
Start age category (one third of younger patients) 0.272 0.097 0.759 0.021