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Table 3 Risk factors

From: Is the age of >65 years a risk factor for endoscopic treatment of primary inguinal hernia? Analysis of 24,571 patients from the Herniamed Registry

  ≤65 years >65 years p
n % n %
Risk factors
Overall
 No 13,471 78.26 4970 67.55 <0.001
 Yes 3743 21.74 2387 32.45  
Aortic aneurysm
 No 17,196 99.90 7313 99.40 <0.001
 Yes 18 0.10 44 0.60  
Antiplatelet medication
 No 16,732 97.20 6402 87.02  
 Yes 482 2.80 955 12.98 <0.001
COPD
 No 16,524 95.99 6784 92.21  
 Yes 690 4.01 573 7.79 <0.001
Corticoids
 No 17,104 99.36 7270 98.82  
 Yes 110 0.64 87 1.18 <0.001
Diabetes
 No 16,752 97.32 6821 92.71  
 Yes 462 2.68 536 7.29 <0.001
Coagulopathy
 No 17,098 99.33 7207 97.96  
 Yes 116 0.67 150 2.04 <0.001
Immunosuppression
 No 17,135 99.54 7303 99.27  
 Yes 79 0.46 54 0.73 0.010
Anticoagulation therapy
 No 17,140 99.57 7077 96.19  
 Yes 74 0.43 280 3.81 <0.001
Smoking
 No 14,836 86.19 6988 94.98  
 Yes 2378 13.81 369 5.02 <0.001