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Table 6 Multivariable analysis of impaired wound healing in all patients with open 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
ASA score <0.001 II versus I 0.795 0.515 1.227
III versus I 1.485 0.837 2.634
IV versus I 5.106 1.836 14.200
Primary operation 0.001 Yes versus no 0.512 0.339 0.774
Sex 0.003 Male versus female 0.532 0.350 0.807
Antibiotic prophylaxis 0.027 Yes versus no 0.677 0.479 0.958
Defect size 0.267 I (<1.5 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.646 0.377 1.109
II (1.5–3 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.829 0.576 1.195
Age (10-year OR) 0.446   0.955 0.848 1.075
Risk factors 0.532 Yes versus no 0.886 0.605 1.296