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Table 9 Multivariable analysis of chronic pain requiring treatment in 1-year follow-up

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

Parameter p value Category OR 95 % CI
Defect size <0.001 II (1.5–3 cm) versus I (<1.5 cm) 0.502 0.408 0.619
III (>3 cm) versus I (<1.5 cm) 0.404 0.299 0.545
BMI (5-point OR) <0.001   1.405 1.257 1.570
Operation <0.001 Primary versus recurrent 0.605 0.480 0.763
Age (10-year OR) <0.001   0.880 0.825 0.940
Risk factors 0.027 Yes versus no 1.258 1.026 1.542
ASA score 0.261 II versus I 1.071 0.863 1.327
III/IV versus I 1.318 0.942 1.844
EHS femoral 0.332 Yes versus no 1.308 0.760 2.249
EHS medial 0.429 Yes versus no 0.893 0.675 1.182
EHS scrotal 0.668 Yes versus no 0.865 0.447 1.676
EHS lateral 0.960 Yes versus no 0.992 0.732 1.345