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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of impaired wound healing in all patients with open and endoscopic inguinal hernia repair

From: Do we need antibiotic prophylaxis in endoscopic inguinal hernia repair? Results of the Herniamed Registry

Parameter p Categories OR estimate 95 % CI
Lower CL Upper CL
Operation technique <0.001 Laparoscopic versus open 0.318 0.230 0.439
ASA score <0.001 II versus I 0.750 0.524 1.073
III versus I 1.301 0.795 2.129
IV versus I 4.226 1.579 11.311
Sex <0.001 Male versus female 0.531 0.369 0.764
Primary operation 0.008 Yes versus no 0.601 0.412 0.876
Antibiotic prophylaxis 0.021 Yes versus no 0.706 0.525 0.949
Defect size 0.107 I (<1.5 cm) versus III (> 3 cm) 0.618 0.387 0.984
II (1.5–3 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.789 0.574 1.085
Age (10-year OR) 0.331   0.951 0.859 1.052
Risk factors 0.707 Yes versus no 0.939 0.675 1.305