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Table 3 Strengths of associations between long head of biceps tendon tears and specific factors related to rotator cuff tears in the multivariable analysis

From: Association of high sensitivity C-reactive protein with tearing of the long head of the biceps tendon

VariablesOdds ratio (95% confidence interval)p-value
Age1.5 (1.3–1.8)<  0.01
Subscapularis tendon tear1.6 (1.2–2.2)<  0.01
Retraction degree of Patte2.0 (1.6–2.4)<  0.01
hs-CRP > 1(mg/L)1.6 (1.2–2.0)<  0.01
Pain VAS1.3 (1.1–1.5)<  0.01
  1. Variance inflation factor = 1.33 and condition index = 3.66. Akaike information criterion and area under receiver operator characteristics curve were 578, and 0.8