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Table 2 Segmental association between CPH and DJD using the odds ratio (5-year age categories)

From: Segment-specific association between cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) and degenerative joint disease (DJD)

C3 Pillars
  C1–2 C2–3 IVD C2–3 F C3–4 IVD C3–4 F  
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Sample Size
overall N/A N/A 2.05 .41–10.20 1.92 .81–4.57 0.95 .31–2.92 1.29 .57–2.93 240
40–44 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 40
45–49 0.00 N/S 8.50 .44–163.85 7.11 .83–60.75 1.21 .11–12.81 1.00 .10–10.41 40
50–54 4.13 .30–56.38 N/A N/A 1.94 .17–21.92 4.13 .30–56.38 0.84 .08–8.66 40
55–59 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 4.33 .62–30.25 0.00 N/S 1.28 .19–8.72 40
60–64 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 1.38 .08–23.67 0.00 N/S 2380.39 N/S 40
65–69 0.00 N/S 1.50 .14–16.32 1.05 .17–6.60 0.92 .15–5.76 3.95 .42–37.49 40
C4 Pillars
  C3–4 IVD C3–4 F C4–5 IVD C4–5 F    
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Sample Size  
overall 1.77 .66–4.76 0.64 .26–1.60 2.81 1.22–6.42 0.51 .20–1.33 240  
40–44 135482.50 N/S 1.94 .17–21.92 0.72 .07–7.34 1.50 .14–16.32 40  
45–49 7379.52 N/S 6133.63 N/S 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 40  
50–54 12.80 .97–168.70 1.49 .24–9.35 18.74 1.95–179.83 0.38 .04–3.61 40  
55–59 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 2.54 .37–17.25 0.00 N/S 40  
60–64 0.00 N/S 0.00 N/S 5.31 .50–56.39 0.57 .07–4.50 40  
65–69 2.00 .25–15.99 2.14 .20–22.65 1.12 .14–8.82 0.80 .10–6.32 40  
C5 Pillars
  C4–5 IVD C4–5 F C5–6 IVD C5–6 F    
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Sample Size  
overall 1.90 1.08–3.34 0.83 .49–1.42 2.48 1.32–4.66 0.98 .56–1.73 240  
40–44 1.50 .36–6.32 0.23 .02–2.13 5.49 1.39–21.59 0.89 .13–6.00 40  
45–49 1.56 .35–6.88 1.73 .32–9.17 2.29 .51–10.28 1.06 0.25–4.45 40  
50–54 4.00 .98–16.27 1.29 .32–5.17 3.27 .80–13.35 0.75 .17–3.33 40  
55–59 2.00 0.55–7.31 0.47 .12–1.88 8993.20 N/S 1.40 .39–5.00 40  
60–64 5.34 1.35–21.14 0.38 .10–1.40 2.33 .50–10.77 0.96 .27–3.36 40  
65–69 0.66 .19–2.31 1.25 .36–4.36 0.88 .19–4.16 1.89 .53–6.69 40  
C6 Pillars
  C5–6 IVD C5–6 F C6–7 IVD C6–7 F    
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Sample Size  
overall 1.90 1.08–3.34 1.69 .96–2.96 1.60 .96–2.67 1.21 .66–2.22 240  
40–44 1.22 .35–4.23 1.59 .24–10.70 1.62 .41–6.34 0.00 N/S 40  
45–49 1.00 .27–3.67 1.62 .41–6.34 3.05 .66–14.13 3.35 .32–35.36 40  
50–54 2.00 .52–7.72 1.33 0.30–5.92 0.82 .24–2.83 1.89 .38–9.27 40  
55–59 31431.80 N/S 3.50 .94–12.97 1.56 .42–5.76 0.33 .07–1.52 40  
60–64 1.00 .24–4.18 1.50 .43–5.25 1.56 .42–5.76 1.62 .41–6.34 40  
65–69 10.23 1.12–93.34 1.5 .43–5.25 4.83 .86–27.22 1.83 .52–6.43 40  
  1. *IVD = Intervertebral Disc †Bold Type = statistically significant odds ratios