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Table 7 Multivariable analysis of deep infection 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
Antibiotic prophylaxis 0.003 Yes versus no 0.522 0.341 0.798
ASA score 0.010 II versus I 0.900 0.507 1.597
III versus I 1.539 0.744 3.181
IV versus I 5.241 1.593 17.246
Defect size 0.024 I (<1.5 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 1.218 0.688 2.157
II (1.5–3 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.601 0.375 0.962
Risk factors 0.107 Yes versus no 1.454 0.922 2.292
Age (10-year OR) 0.580   1.044 0.897 1.216
Primary operation 0.589 Yes versus no 0.850 0.470 1.535
Sex 0.728 Male versus female 0.901 0.500 1.623