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Table 4 Multivariable analysis of postoperative complications

From: Endoscopic repair of primary versus recurrent male unilateral inguinal hernias: Are there differences in the outcome?

Parameter p value Category OR 95 % CI
EHS scrotal <0.001 Yes versus no 2.558 1.845 3.548
Defect size <0.001 II (1.5–3 cm) versus I (<1.5 cm) 1.603 1.202 2.138
III (>3 cm) versus I (<1.5 cm) 2.323 1.699 3.177
Age (10-year OR) <0.001   1.133 1.067 1.204
BMI (5-point OR) <0.001   0.782 0.691 0.884
EHS lateral <0.001 Yes versus no 0.645 0.499 0.834
EHS medial 0.001 Yes versus no 0.658 0.512 0.845
Operation 0.045 Primary versus recurrent 0.797 0.638 0.995
ASA score 0.067 II versus I 1.030 0.844 1.258
III/IV versus I 1.330 1.005 1.760
Risk factors 0.798 Yes versus no 0.976 0.814 1.172
EHS femoral 0.852 Yes versus no 1.052 0.617 1.792