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Table 8 Multivariable analysis of general complications

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

Parameter p value Variables OR 95 % CI
ASA score <0.001 II vs I 1.171 0.855 1.604
III vs I 3.419 2.381 4.911
IV vs I 6.355 1.892 21.345
Age <0.001 ≤65 years vs >65 years 0.615 0.473 0.800
Operation technique 0.005 TAPP vs TEP 1.432 1.114 1.841
Bilateral/unilateral 0.225 Bilateral vs unilateral 1.169 0.909 1.504
Defect size (EHS) 0.588 II (1.5–3 cm) vs I (<1.5 cm) 0.842 0.595 1.190
III (>3 cm) vs I (<1.5 cm) 0.906 0.608 1.352
Scrotal hernia (EHS) 0.665 Yes vs No 1.148 0.614 2.146
Sex 0.999 Male vs female 1.000 0.693 1.443